Technological innovation is compelling and necessary, but it complicates the economic and policy frameworks that communities — governments, businesses and families — have bet on. Here's how city leaders can navigate through these new waters.
NLC’s new report, Addressing Health Disparities in Cities: Lessons from the Field, provides lessons learned and examples of actions that mayors and other city leaders are taking to intentionally address childhood obesity-related health disparities.
The speeches from President Barack Obama and other heads of state may have concluded, but the work has just begun for U.S. mayors and local leaders who have traveled to the UN Climate Change conference in Paris to support a global climate change agreement.
Our monthly roundup of the latest news in economic development filtered through a city-focused lens.
State and local leaders today announced a joint partnership that will offer public agencies a 40% discount on a potentially lifesaving opioid withdrawal medication.
In a year where both President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to city leaders at National League of Cities (NLC) convenings about forming partnerships to achieve results, cities have successfully advocated for priorities that support America's infrastructure, improve public safety and strengthen the economy.
City leaders should proactively talk to businesses about their borrowing needs and rights and lead them in the right direction towards trustworthy sources of capital.