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Governing: The Future of States and Localities takes on the question of what state and local government looks like in a world of rapidly advancing technology. Governing is a resource for elected and appointed officials and other public leaders who are looking for smart insights and a forum to better understand and manage through this era of change.

 Governing’s beat is the collision of technology and society and the fallout consequences, intended and unintended, that confront public leaders and increasingly influence their policy, legislation and strategies to govern. The scope of topics we cover are as broad as the challenges we face: privacy, financial systems, big data, security, the future of work, urban planning, artificial intelligence and more. Governing’s finance channel covers government funds to cryptocurrencies, muni bonds to opportunity zones, pay-as-you-go to long-term financing, direct taxation to P3s.

 Governing’s audience consists of governors, mayors, county executives, city and county council members, treasurers, CFOs, budget analysts/directors, finance directors, assessors, auditors, council members, commissioners, state legislators, state and local agency executives and those holding key professional government positions.

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Finance Channel: https://www.governing.com/finance

Future of Finance Newsletter: https://www.governing.com/subscribe/newsletters

Crisis Response Hub: https://www.governing.com/crisisresponse

In the Arena Podcast: Conversations about courage, compassion and creativity in public leadership. https://www.governing.com/podcast/arena

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Governing's information platform includes a robust website, newsletters and custom content. Governing magazine ended its 32 year run as a print publication in August 2019.

Originally launched in 1987 by Congressional Quarterly, Governing was acquired in 2009 by e.Republic, the nation’s only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government. e.Republic is also home to Government Technology, the Center for Digital Government, the Center for Digital Education and Techwire.