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  • September 08, 2014

    New Engagement Rules for New Residents

    A desirable community actively ensures that citizens are highly engaged and are key drivers in community decision making. The needs and preferences of both the younger and aging populations is impacting local planners and city policy makers. It is essential that city leaders understand the shared characteristics of these populations in order to connect with, engage, and recruit the talents of these residents and soon-to-be residents.

  • The National League of Cities is proud to announce David Gregory as the keynote speaker for the Saturday afternoon general session at the Congress of Cities and Exposition.
    September 08, 2014

    David Gregory to Speak at Congress of Cities

    The National League of Cities is proud to announce David Gregory as the keynote speaker for the Saturday afternoon general session at the Congress of Cities and Exposition.

  • September 08, 2014

    NLC Offers Savings and Solutions for Your City

    The National League of Cities can help you save your city money and help your residents. NLC partners with carefully selected organizations to offer products, service and solutions that cities and towns of all sizes can use today. NLC’s business partner programs help meet your city's critical needs and stretch your city budget.

  • September 08, 2014

    Reinventing Democracy through Participatory Budgeting

    Participatory budgeting is coming to the fore as one of the most promising ways to change the relationship between citizens and government, as part of a wave of new democratic innovations.

  • September 04, 2014

    Federal Reserve Vote on Status of Municipal Bonds Is a Blow to Cities

    Yesterday’s vote by the Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to approve new liquidity standards on banks will reduce the appeal of municipal securities for banks to underwrite them and increase borrowing costs for state and local governments for desperately needed infrastructure projects.

  • September 02, 2014

    September 5: Conference Call Update on the Last Weeks of Congress

    Join NLC's Executive Director Clarence Anthony for a conference call on Friday, September 5 at 1:00PM EDT to find out what cities can expect from Congress this fall.

  • September 02, 2014

    NLC Capstone Partners Share Unique Perspectives on the Future of Cities

    NLC Capstone Partners recently had the opportunity to address NLC’s Board of Directors, providing their organizational vision for the ‘Future of the Cities.'

  • In this member spotlight,  Kansas City Councilman Jermaine Reed tells NLC that the future is bright for his city, "a future that is sustainable and has a thriving urban core – one that people want to live, work and play."
    September 02, 2014

    Member Spotlight: Councilman Jermaine Reed, Kansas City, Mo.

    In this member spotlight, Kansas City Councilman Jermaine Reed tells NLC that the future is bright for his city, "a future that is sustainable and has a thriving urban core – one that people want to live, work and play."

  • September 02, 2014

    Improving Public Safety and Youth Outcomes through Juvenile Assessment and Service Centers

    For youth accused of status offenses, diversion away from arrest and prosecution and into community-based services is more effective at improving public safety over the long-term.

  • September 02, 2014

    Sure, You're Interesting, But What About Them?

    Beth Noymer Levine will serve as a presenter and facilitator for the interactive NLC University Seminar, "It's Not All About You: How to be an Audience Centric Speaker" at the Congress of Cities and Exposition on November 19th in Austin, Texas.