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A local ordinance or rule from any city or town across the country could have a dramatic impact on your clients or organization. But keeping tabs on the happenings in city halls and county government is nearly impossible; even if you did find the right website, finding the actual proposals and laws is difficult and time consuming.

State Net has the resources and tools you need to monitor and track city and local ordinances with regulatory and legislative reporting that is updated daily.

  • Browse and search over 1,200 topics to find the ordinances in the cities and counties you need to monitor.
  • Search information that has been standardized across every jurisdiction for easy understanding.
  • Receive notifications on new ordinances or developments related to your monitored ordinances.
  • Share information with meaningful, customizable reports.
  • Generate tracked reports by tag, jurisdiction or file date.
  • Email results with links to related documents.

State Net monitors 75,000 local ordinances and 400,000 associated documents annually.

Monitoring Local Government

If your organization is tracking state and federal legislation and regulations, you may think you have all your government affairs and compliance bases covered. But local ordinances are increasingly impacting the operations of American businesses. These local government actions are also inherently difficult to monitor.

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Rich EhisenRich Ehisen is managing editor of the State Net Capitol Journal, a LexisNexis® publication that covers state public policy issues and trends nationwide. His freelance work has also appeared in a number of regional and national publications, including Government Technology, Sunset, San Francisco, Sacramento and Capitol Weekly. He hosts and moderates the Writers Coffeehouse, a monthly networking group of writers, reporters and editors in the Sacramento area.

Teryn ZmudaTeryn Zmuda is Deputy Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Economist for the NACo County Innovations Lab, where she oversees quantitative and qualitative research within the Lab, produces economic analysis of countries and leads collaboration in NACo's data-driven initiatives.

Brooks RainwaterBrooks Rainwater is Senior executive and director of the National League of Cities' (NLC) Center for City Solutions, where he drives the organization's research agenda, community engagement efforts and leadership education programming to help city leaders create strong local economies, safe and vibrant neighborhoods, world-class infrastructure and a sustainable environment.

The State Net Capitol Journal has been reporting on the local government response to COVID-19 and police reform. These are timely, informative articles that highlight the importance of tracking local government activity and potential business impacts.

Don’t put your organization at risk by ignoring local government activity.

Find out more about how State Net helps you find, track and manage critical city and county ordinances.

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