• Federal legislation preempting city rights

    The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold hearings on a bill that introduces a preemption of our local efforts.
  • City business license model threshold language finalized

    Check out the final model threshold language and learn what you need to know to comply with the mandatory model threshold by January 1, 2019.
  • View the recording of Janus v. AFSCME webinar

  • Utilize surplus properties for affordable housing webinar

  • Prepare to streamline your business license webinar

  • Explore the U.S. Communities purchasing partnership


Featured events

July 26-27 | Tukwila
Municipal budgeting & financial management

Register for this popular annual workshop that gives both novice and expert budgeters the skills to enhance their budget document.

August 1 | Webinar
Elected Officials Essentials

Learn basic principles of community and land use planning from American Institute of Certified Planners


Cityvision magazine

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    Bridging the gap: When communities come together, cities thrive

    Catch this inspiring new Cityvision where we discover how cities create connections with one another and their residents to find common understanding.


Featured data & resources

AWC Open Data Portal – Visualizing housing costs in Washington

Curious about housing expenses in Washington? AWC's Open Data Portal shows the impact of rising rents across the state.

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