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November 2014 Free Online Feature Article:

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November 2014

Building Trust by Spreading the Word

Sharing information with residents is a basic building block of good public relations. The key to success is a consistent message delivered in the way residents want.

Communicating in a Crisis

When a crisis occurs in your community, all eyes will turn to the township for answers. Planning now can help make sure your message calms the masses, rather than fanning the flames.

Grooming Future Local Leaders

Townships are giving students a look at local government — and perhaps sparking a future ambition to serve — through internships. In return, the interns are contributing fresh ideas and plenty of energy.

Understanding the Basics of Bond Tax Rules

The process for issuing a tax-exempt bond might seem cut and dried, but it pays to know the rules that apply throughout the life of a bond.

Meet the Board: Jason Davidek

Get to know PSATS Executive Board member Jason Davidek, a supervisor for Fawn Township in Allegheny County.

Protecting Pennsylvanians from Terrorism

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security is working hard to keep citizens safe. Find out what programs are helping to protect you.

Supporting Townships in the Courts

PSATS’ Township Legal Defense Partnership gives members a unified voice in the state’s highest courts. Learn how it could help your township.               

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