Videos & Other Media

Video: U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch on #DefendLocal and Gun Violence

U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch, who represents Florida’s 22nd Congressional District and is a champion of local control, recently filmed a video that highlighted the Campaign to Defend Local Solutions’ efforts to address preemption of common-sense local gun violence action. The video was filmed for a town hall meeting organized by CDLS.

Rep. Deutch also highlights pro-local democracy elected officials (and CDLS members) State Rep. Shevrin Jones and Coral Springs City Commissioner Dan Daley. Watch the video to learn more.

 

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Building Local Power: How America’s Cities are Fighting Back

This episode of the Building Local Power podcast features Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum describing the Campaign to Defend Local Solutions, the assault on local governments occurring across the country, and how cities and counties are standing up to special interests and out-of-touch state legislatures.

Videos & Other Media

What are Community Broadband Networks?

This video, created by ILSR, outlines what Community Broadband Networks are, and why large corporate interests don’t like them.

Videos & Other Media

Fusion Video Detailing Growing Preemption Trend

This 4-minute video created by Fusion in 2016, does a good job of explaining the issues surrounding the trend of states silencing the voices of local communities.