Influence Federal Policy

  • President Obama ‘Goes Local’ with New Initiatives in State of the Union Address

    In his State of the Union address, President Obama outlined progress through economic times and spoke about a number of initiatives to ‘go local' and help the middle class grow and prosper in the years to come.

  • National League of Cities Announces 2015 Leadership Team

    National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, today announced his 2015 leadership team for the organization's policy and advocacy committees and member councils.

  • About Federal Advocacy

    NLC's Federal Advocacy team serves as the voice for America's cities and towns in Washington. Through federal advocacy and lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill, as well as grassroots outreach in hometowns nationwide, NLC achieves its mission of protecting municipal interests, seeking federal support for local investments, and influencing the outcome of federal policy debates affecting local governance.