Local Government Academy http://wesa.fm en Local Government Academy Provides Education for Newly Elected Officials http://wesa.fm/post/local-government-academy-provides-education-newly-elected-officials <p>Many of the people who run for, and win, municipal offices are not career politicians. They are every day people who want to make a difference in their communities, according to Susan Hockenberry, executive director of the <a href="http://www.localgovernmentacademy.org">Local Government Academy</a>, or LGA.</p><p>“Serving in municipal government is like nothing people have done before,” said Hockenberry. “It’s very rewarding, but it can be very demanding as well.”</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:09:52 +0000 Liz Reid 20069 at http://wesa.fm