Under the leadership of NLC President Chris Coleman, mayor, St. Paul, MN., and NLC Executive Director Clarence Anthony, the organization finalized its 2014 priorities.
During the 2014 Congressional City Conference, there will be time available to visit your congressional delegation on Capitol Hill. This time offers a unique opportunity to discuss the issues most important to cities with federal legislators and their Washington, DC staff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.