The Information Technology & Communications Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving telecommunications and information systems (and public access to these systems), privacy concerns, cable TV, phone services, spectrum issues, communications tower siting, universal service, broadcasting, and defense of city rights-of-way from degradation caused by installation of communications facilities.
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.
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Latest reports, briefs, and findings from the Center for Research and Innovation.
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 Information Technology & Communications Committee:
View the full 2015 National Municipal Policy book containing each of the policy committee chapters and resolutions on the NLC's National Municipal Policy page.