Messaging Research and Results
- The Local Solutions Support Center’s Preemption Messaging Guide (updated 2019)
- Protecting Local Democracy: A Messaging and Research Toolkit
- American Heart Association preemption messaging toolkit
Polling on Preemption
- Preemption Research Summary
Minnesota poll finding strong opposition to state preemption of local minimum wage and paid sick time ordinances
- March 2018 Presentation for LSSC Regarding Nationwide Voter Perspectives on Local Control (a breakdown of the ALG/Moore poll results in the presentation can be found here)
- Press Release on Poll Results: Groundbreaking New Polls on Local Democracy, Home Rule, Minimum Wage (conducted by ALG Research and Moore Information for LSSC)
Model Statutory Language
- Model Paid Sick Leave Preemption Repeal Language
Fact Sheets by ABB and the Local Solutions Support Center
- How to Respond to State Attempts to Prohibit Local LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws
- How to Respond to State Efforts to Punish Progressive Cities by Withholding Funds from Local Governments: An Arizona Case Study.
- Preserving Local Legislative Immunity: How to Protect Local Legislators from Punitive State Laws
- A Troubling Trend: States are Turning Towards “Blanket Preemption” to Stifle Progressive Local Policymaking and Block Local Democracy
- Local Power in the Face of State Hostility: What Cities Can Do
- State & Local Nondiscrimination Laws: The Supreme Court’s Bostock & Opportunities for Further Action.
- Blue Cities Want to Make Their Own Rules. Red States Won’t Let Them, Emily Badger, New York Times (July 6, 2017)
- A Lawyer’s Playbook to Fight State Preemption, Molly Cohen, CityLab (July 19, 2017)
- Training on Preemption and Public Health, Changelab Solutions and the Centers for Disease Control
- “State Preemption: A Significant and Quiet Threat to Public Health in the United States,” Jennifer L Pomeranz and Mark Pertschuk, American Journal of Public Health
- “City Rights in an Era of Preemption: A State-by-State Analysis,” National League of Cities.
- “City governments are raising standards for working people—and state legislators are lowering them back down,” Marni von Wilpert, Economic Policy Institute