Public officials and private stakeholders met in Washington, D.C., last week to discuss the biggest issues facing states and localities.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein and 2012 Public Official of the Year Toni Preckwinkle are only a few of the people who showed up and shared their insights. Read our full coverage below.

Michigan Gov. Snyder Calls for Transportation Investment

Making the Case for Transportation Investment

Experts: States Should Have More Active Role Aiding Distressed Municipalities

States, LocalitIes Prepare for Aging Population

Maryland Lt. Gov. Redefines the Job to Work for Him

Fat Cat Public Retirees? Think Again