• November 30, 2012

    Miramar, FL Mayor Lori C. Moseley Honored with Municipal Leadership Award

    Miramar, FL Mayor Lori C. Moseley is the recipient of the 2012 Annual Leadership Award, presented by Women in Municipal Government (WIMG), a constituency group of the National League of Cities.

  • November 29, 2012

    Local Elected Officials Recognized for Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity and Their Role in Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

    The National League of Cities (NLC) awarded 541 medals to 118 communities across the country, in recognition of their outstanding efforts to complete health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC).

  • November 29, 2012

    National League of Cities Appoints Clarence Anthony as New Executive Director

    The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced that Clarence E. Anthony has been named the association's new Executive Director. Anthony will assume the Executive Director role at NLC in early January 2013. He will direct the operations, initiatives and staff of the association while working closely with NLC's leadership and membership to develop and implement a strategic plan advancing the interests of NLC's member cities.

  • November 26, 2012

    3000 Attendees to Convene in Boston for Congress of Cities & Exposition

    On Wednesday, thousands of conference attendees will descend on Boston for the 2012 Congress of Cities and Exposition. NLC’s annual conference brings city leaders together to share resources, network and discuss the challenges and issues facing cities today.

  • November 26, 2012

    Columnist: 'Fiscal Cliff' Budgeteers: Protect Grass-roots America

    Neil Peirce discusses why the budget decisions President Obama and Congress make to prevent sequester will ricochet across the 50 states -- Washington's partners in the federal system.

  • November 21, 2012

    NLC Corporate Partners Mobilize in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

    In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, NLC Corporate Partners mobilized their resources, expertise and capabilities, to help the effected communities and their residents. They have given generously to relief organizations and their associates have logged thousands of volunteer hours to help the hardest hit. Others changed their business practice or enhanced service in order to lessen the burdens of recovery.

  • November 16, 2012

    Implementing STAR: The Sustainability Framework Built By and For Local Governments

    The STAR Community Rating System is the nation’s first framework for evaluating, quantifying, and improving the livability and sustainability of U.S. communities.

  • November 16, 2012

    Social Media’s Role in Local Government Operations

    In an increasing number of communities, social media is becoming fundamental to the very notion of government, and it is helping cities and agencies provide new or improved government services more and more frequently.

  • November 16, 2012

    Getting Your Priorities Straight

    The true crisis governments face is hardly fiscal; it’s a crisis of priorities. Local government professionals must be increasinlgy strategic about understanding what we do, why we do it, and (in times of scarcity as well as abundance) how we should invest our resources to achieve the results our communities need.

  • November 16, 2012

    Cities Across the Country Support Small Business Saturday

    In addition to Thanksgiving, many American’s are prepping for another yearly tradition – the official start of the holiday shopping season. While no doubt an onslaught of shoppers will descend on malls and super stores on Black Friday, cities across the country are urging residents to save some energy (and money) and turn out to support locally-based, small businesses on November 24th for Small Business Saturday.