Headlines

  • February 26, 2015

    FCC Supports Cities in Vote on Municipal Broadband

    This morning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made the right choice by voting to eliminate barriers to municipal broadband deployment for Chattanooga EPB and the city of Wilson, N.C., underscoring the critical role of local governments to provide broadband services that are integral to a strong, 21st century economy that benefits residents and strengthens communities.

  • February 25, 2015

    Tech-Focused Multi-City Innovation Campaign Expands to 25 Communities in 2015

    NLC announced that the Multi-City Innovation Campaign (MCIC), a program that helps spur quality innovation in cities across the country, will expand to 25 communities under NLC's leadership in 2015 to work with developer ecosystems to spur innovation.

  • February 23, 2015

    Your Workforce Development Area and Its Future Under WIOA

    The National League of Cities is here to remind you that you and your local area have certain rights under WIOA that your governor must respect, and we want to let you know what those rights are so that at no time are you forced to do what you don’t want to do.

  • February 23, 2015

    Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Mayor Peduto on Redevelopment of Almono Site

    NLC's Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership is working with Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and several local officials to evaluate redevelopment plans for the 178-acre Almono site in the city.

  • February 10, 2015

    New Juvenile Justice Certificate Program for Local Leaders

    Concerned about juvenile justice, child welfare, mental health, substance abuse and other systems of care that serve juvenile justice-involved youth? Apply now for the 2015 Youth in Custody Certificate Program.

  • February 09, 2015

    Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Mayor Stothert on Encouraging Development in Omaha's North Downtown Area

    The Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National League of Cities (NLC), is working this week with Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and several local officials representing the city to explore additional development in Omaha's North Downtown area.

  • February 02, 2015

    2015 Congressional City Conference Workshops Announced

    Today, the National League of Cities is pleased to announce this year's lineup of new workshops at the 2015 Congressional City Conference, which takes place March 7-11 in Washington, D.C.

  • January 30, 2015

    NFPA Fire Department Standards Available for Review

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has published proposed revisions to its 1710 Standard governing career department staffing and response times and a new draft 1730 Standard on fire prevention inspection and code enforcement, plan review, investigation and public education operations.

  • January 29, 2015

    Cities Tell President, 'Go Local' in FY2016 Budget Proposal

    NLC urged President Obama to think about what cities and the people that cities serve need most as he prepared his FY2016 budget proposal.

  • January 26, 2015

    NLC, Mayors Unite in Support of Immigration Action

    National League of Cities President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, recently joined more than 30 mayors from cities across the country to announce plans to file an amicus brief in the Texas vs. United States lawsuit to support President Obama's executive action on immigration reform.