Influence Federal Policy

  • National League of Cities Congratulates Local Leaders Appointed to FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

    The National League of Cities applauded Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler for appointing five municipal representatives to the FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee.

  • Cities Support Workforce Bill That Helps Provide for a 21st Century Workforce

    The National League of Cities applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for joining with the U.S. Senate to strengthen the nation’s workforce system. The bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which the House passed today, will streamline and modernize the nation’s workforce system while meeting the local needs of both employers and employees.

  • NLC and State Municipal Leagues Call for Transportation Funding

    As the stalemate over the future of the federal transportation program continues in the House and Senate, in a letter to Capitol Hill, NLC's Executive Director and the Executive Directors of all 49 state municipal leagues continued the push for federal transportation funding.

  • Proposed NLC Policy Resolutions and Amendments Due August 1

    As part of its annual policy development process, NLC invites all member cities to submit National Municipal Policy (NMP) amendments and resolutions for consideration. The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 8.

    Center Staff   |   Federal Relations Update

  • 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.