The Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority.
NLC's Federal Advocacy Committee members include local elected officials and city staff from NLC member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations.
November 16-19, 2016
Agendas, discussion topics, and background materials made available prior to each steering committee meeting.
Related presentations, including those given by featured guests at Policy & Advocacy Committee meetings.
Overviews of Steering Committee meeting activity.
Statement of Bernita Sims, Council Member, City of High Point, North Carolina
U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law
March 15, 2011
The National Municipal Policy is a compilation of federal policy positions and resolutions adopted by the full NLC membership at the annual Congress of Cities. These positions guide all of NLC's federal advocacy efforts and focus on federal actions, programs, and proposals that directly impact municipalities.
View the policies and resolutions crafted by and voted on by the Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Committee:
View the full 2015 National Municipal Policy book containing each of the policy committee chapters and resolutions on NLC's National Municipal Policy page.