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Registration Open for "Fight Blight Brightly" Online Course
An online training course inspired by and structured on the NEW "From Blight to Bright" publication of the Pennsylvania Housing Alliance. Click here for complete details and to register.

Register Now for LGA's Annual Recognition Luncheon
Thursday, August 14, 2014. Please join LGA in recognizing and thanking Advocates for Good Government, program instructors, participants in the 2014 Municipal Intern Program and the Allegheny League of Municipalities' Banner Communities. Click here for more details and to register.

Webcasts Available from the New Tools in the Blight Fight, Managing Marcellus Training Series
Local Government Academy has made available a number of free webcasts from the programs that were held as part of the New Tools in the Blight Fight and Managing Marcellus training series that took place in 2012 and 2013.

Click here to listen to the webcasts from New Tools in the Blight Fight

Click here to listen to the webcasts from Managing Marcellus

Nearly 60 Elected Officials 'Graduate' From Newly Elected Officials Course
Local Government Academy recently recognized nearly 60 elected officials who completed the Newly Elected Officials Course, the most comprehensive program in the Commonwealth for winners of local elections. Click here to read more about the graduates and to view photos from the Graduation Dinner & Awards Ceremony.






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