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