News & Events

Drawing attention to trends and new research is an important part of SLGE’s mission. To that end, SLGE collaborates with media outlets and related organizations to promote its research and resources. SLGE’s research has been covered by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Axios, CNBC, Bloomberg News, Fox Business, Governing Magazine, Politico, and many other outlets. State legislators and agencies, local governments, and federal and congressional entities rely on and cite SLGE’s research regularly.

SLGE also holds events and webinars to focus on timely issues, enabling state and local governments to build capacity to attract and retain the talent they need to operate in an increasingly complex word.

Latest News

E-News: Webinar on Local/Public Health Collaborations; Infographic on State/Local Employment

  • Upcoming Webinar Examines Local Government Cross-Sector Collaborations to Address Public Health Challenges

  • State and Local Government Employment

  • Financial Wellness Case Studies

  • Webinar Recording: High Stakes Decision-Making During COVID-19

  • SLGE in the News

Case Studies: Local Government Employee Financial Wellness

Twin Lakes, Wisconsin and Denver, Colorado Case Studies Provide Lessons Learned That Other Jurisdictions Can Adopt to Strengthen the Financial Wellness of State and Local Employees As many state and local employees face increased financial challenges and stress amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new report provides examples of two local jurisdictions that have successfully implemented […]

How Local and State Governments are Meeting the Employee Benefits Challenge

In the October 2020 issue of HR News, columnists Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene cited SLGE workforce survey data and comments from President and CEO Joshua Franzel, PhD, in a discussion on key public sector benefits issues, ranging from retirement and health to financial wellness.  


Webinar: Research Examines Local Government Cross-Sector Collaborations to Address Public Health Challenges

Survey with ICMA and Case Studies in Colorado, Florida and Minnesota Focus on Affordable Housing, Healthy Community Design, and Substance Misuse As the nation continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a new report explores how local government agencies are collaborating to help address today’s greatest public health challenges. The report delivers detailed information and promising […]

Webinar: Financial Wellness Resources Available to All

A webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th at 3:00 p.m. ET to learn more about forthcoming financial wellness education and support content. Register at no charge here. These resources — part of a larger financial wellness partnership between SLGE, the National Association of State Treasurers Foundation, and the International Public Management Association for Human […]

Webinar: K-12 Public School Employee Views on Job and Benefits

SLGE hosted a webinar to discuss results from the recent poll of K-12 public school employees on their job and benefits views, both in general and in light of the ongoing pandemic’s impacts on their job satisfaction, financial condition and personal/family well-being.  Click here to access the presentation slides or on the image below to […]