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ICMA E-Newsletters

ICMA offers two ways for members and nonmembers to stay connected with what's happening in local government. Sign up today for Leadership Matters & the ICMA SmartBrief to receive the latest news in your inbox!

ICMA Leadership Matters




Leadership Matters* is a weekly e-newsletter that delivers the latest career opportunities in local government along with news, strategies, best practices, and innovative ideas on the most important local government issues—from ethics to smart growth, emergency management to sustainability.

Readers also get:

  • Cutting-edge research
  • Real-life success stories                                                         
  • Highlights from our Knowledge Network  
  • Calendar of events.

It's easy (and FREE) to sign up!

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If you already have a user name and password on, all you'll need to do is login to update your subscriptions, and check the box to receive Leadership Matters.

If you aren't already registered on the website, you'll complete an easy registration form, and check the subcription box to receive Leadership Matters.

*The weekly member edition includes premium content available only to ICMA members. Learn about the benefits of joining ICMA. If you are a member and are not receiving this highly rated member publication, contact 800-745-8780 in the U.S. or 202-962-3680 outside the U.S. or

Leadership Matters Archive (Non-Member Edition)

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ICMA Smartbrief


ICMA SmartBrief is a daily news briefing that brings you the local government-related news that really matters. Expert editors handpick key articles from hundreds of independent, online publications, summarize them, and then provide direct links to the original sources.

Topics include:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Budgeting and Finance
  • Economic Development, Restoration, and Sustainability
  • Emergency Management & Public Safety
  • Ethics
  • Legislation, Policy, and Grants
  • Public Works and Infrastructure
  • Recognitions & Transitions.

Each edition of the ICMA SmartBrief also includes valuable news and information on organization programs, products, and activities.

To advertise in ICMA SmartBrief, contact

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