On-set Film Production

Filmmaking Legislation

Today it’s not unusual to see movie and TV production crews descend upon big cities and small towns to scope out unique backdrops for new projects. Many municipalities are creating ordinances aimed at finding a balance between allowing filmmakers free access to their communities and protecting residents’ rights, property, and quality of life.

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Open Burning Legislation

Open Burning Legislation

With the uptick in wildfires across the nation and in neighboring countries, there’s a more keen awareness of environmental and health risks associated with fires, even on a smaller scale. It’s becoming more vital to have open burning ordinances that are clear, understandable, and aligned with state statutes.

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Choosing the Right Channel

You’ve decided to start using social media to communicate with your citizens, but what channel is the right one to use? We’ve compiled some of the top-used social media channels that local governments are using and examples of how they’re being used.

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Getting Social During a Disaster

Social media channels, perhaps more than any other communication tool, offer officials at every level of government the most rapid way to reach out to those in harm’s way or already affected by an emergency situation. It seems that we are all increasingly turning to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more than social reasons. A trend that is not going unnoticed by many in government responsible for emergency management.

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