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Feb 03, 2016, 16:30 ET
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Thought Leaders Discuss Conditions Required to Build Trust between Police and the Community

 What does it take to restore trust in public institutions? According to a new report from the International City/County Management Association...

Dec 29, 2015, 11:22 ET
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ICMA-RC Launches Website Enhancements

 ICMA-RC, the nation's only non-profit provider of retirement plans exclusively for public sector employees, recently launched its redesigned...

Dec 15, 2015, 13:31 ET

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications for 2016-2017

 The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund), which provides financial assistance for...

Oct 27, 2015, 11:12 ET
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ICMA-RC to Open Retirement Service Center for Washington, D.C. Employees

 District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Director of Human Resources Ventris Gibson, and District Chief Financial Officer Jeff DeWitt will...

Oct 08, 2015, 16:47 ET

ICMA-RC Encourages Employees to Celebrate National Save for Retirement Week; National Pack-a-Sack Lunch Day is Oct. 21

 ICMA-RC, for the third year, is promoting National Pack-a-Sack Lunch Day, Oct. 21, in conjunction with National Save for Retirement Week,...

Oct 05, 2015, 12:02 ET

ICMA-RC Champions Public Sector's "Unsung Heroes" in New Advertising Campaign

 ICMA-RC, the nation's only non-profit provider of retirement plans for public sector employees, is launching a new advertising campaign,...

Sep 21, 2015, 16:17 ET
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3,700+ Key Local Government Decision Makers Expected for 101st ICMA Annual Conference in Seattle

More than 3,700 key local government decision makers, exhibitors, and guests from cities, towns, counties, related entities, and private-sectors...

Sep 18, 2015, 14:48 ET
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ICMA to Lead SunShot Initiative Program Recognizing Communities for Solar Progress

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the professional and educational organization for appointed local government managers,...

Sep 16, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Prospects Improving For Top Local Government Jobs

A national job center that focuses on city, town, and county management has new data showing that job prospects continue to improve for top local...

Sep 01, 2015, 12:17 ET

Mike Guarasci joins ICMA-RC as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 ICMA-RC, a Washington, D.C.-based financial services corporation that administers retirement plans and provides related services for more than...

Aug 18, 2015, 18:08 ET
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Municipal Bonds Save Governments More than $700 Billion in Interest

State and local governments would have paid $714 billion in additional interest expenses between 2000 and 2014 without tax-exempt municipal bonds,...

Aug 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

ICMA-RC's Enhanced, Industry-Leading Mobile App Expands Retirement Planning Capabilities for Participants

 ICMA-RC recently enhanced its mobile app, making it easier for public sector plan participants to conduct transactions and access financial...

Jul 24, 2015, 09:00 ET
Gregory Dyson, ICMA-RC Senior Vice President, Chief Operations and Chief Marketing Officer, has been awarded the 2015 National Forum for Black Public Administrators Leadership Award.

-- ICMA-RC's Gregory Dyson Receives National Leadership Award from the National Forum for Black Public Administrators --

ICMA-RC is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President, Chief Operations and Chief Marketing Officer Gregory Dyson has been awarded the National...

Jun 23, 2015, 17:48 ET

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Awards Honor Fallen Police, Firefighters and Other Public Employees

 The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund) is pleased to announce that 36 surviving...

May 26, 2015, 17:51 ET
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ICMA Announces Partnership with Environmental Center for Arab Towns

The Environmental Center for Arab Towns (ECAT) has become ICMA's first affiliate in the Gulf Region, with plans to collaborate on city exchanges...

May 20, 2015, 14:17 ET

ICMA-RC Employees Run to Honor Fallen Police Officers and Recognize Public Servants

 ICMA-RC, a financial services corporation that exclusively serves the public sector, sponsored and participated in two 5K events on May 9 and...

May 14, 2015, 15:37 ET

ICMA-RC Expands Guided Pathways® Investment Advisory Services to Retirees

 ICMA-RC's Guided Pathways program now provides professional investment advisory services throughout the lifetime of public sector employees...

Apr 30, 2015, 13:30 ET
ICMA-RC Appoints Angela Montez as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

--- ICMA-RC Appoints Angela Montez as Senior Vice President and General Counsel ---

 ICMA-RC, a Washington, D.C.-based financial services corporation that administers retirement plans and provides related services for more than...

Apr 28, 2015, 14:00 ET
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ICMA Addresses Climate Change in 8 Dominican Republic Communities through USAID-Funded Program

The Dominican Republic (pop. 10.4 million) ranks as one of ten countries in the world that is most vulnerable to climate change. Because of its...

Apr 28, 2015, 11:05 ET

ICMA-RC Goes Mobile for April's Financial Literacy Month

 ICMA-RC's mobile app helped reinforce the convenience of educational retirement planning resources for public sector employees during April's...