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League Policy Committees

A Unique Opportunity to Serve

Committees serve League members by providing general direction and legislative policy recommendations to the Board of Trustees and League staff on a variety of local government issues. Our advocacy efforts depend on input from the Legislative Governance Committee and five Policy Committees.

Learn more about serving as a committee member and how to apply.

2022-2023 Core Legislative Principles

Current Bill Positions (2021-2022)

Previous Bill Positions (2019-2020)

Policy Committees

The League’s five Policy Committees consider new legislative ideas and provide positions on legislation as it is introduced. The Policy Committees are:

2023 League Policy Committees Roster

  • Energy & Environment – committee considers a variety of issues, including municipal electric utilities, emerging environmental contaminates and natural resources issues.
    Staff Liaison: Herasanna Richards, Legislative Associate, State & Federal Affairs
  • Economic Development & Land Use – committee considers issues related to economic development in local communities as well as land use related topics, including economic development tools, blight, and zoning.
    Staff Liaison: Jennifer Rigterink, Assistant Director, State & Federal Affairs
  • Municipal Services – committee handles a wide range of issues, including public safety, elections, building/construction codes, FOIA/OMA, other local licenses and permits
    Staff Liaison: Dave Hodgkins, Legislative Associate, State & Federal Affairs
  • Municipal Finance – committee considers various revenue and taxation issues, including personal property tax, EVIP and revenue sharing, retirement issues, and tax exemptions.
    Staff Liaison: John LaMacchia, Director, State & Federal Affairs
  • Transportation, Infrastructure & Technology – considers various legislative items affecting transportation funding, multimodal transportation initiatives, municipal utility systems, and ports.
    Staff Liaison: John LaMacchia, Director, State & Federal Affairs

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