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  • September 12, 2014

    City Leaders Meet on Energy, Environment Policy

    Last week, the NLC Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Steering Committee, chaired by Council Member Bill Peloza of Auburn, WA, met in Fort Collins, CO to discuss climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience and to review and vote on policy and resolutions.

  • September 12, 2014

    Florida City Leaders Advocate for Hometown Priorities in Washington

    This week, city leaders from throughout the state of Florida, joined staff from the Florida League of Cities in Washington, D.C. to lobby federal policy makers on a variety of city priorities.

  • September 11, 2014

    NLC Calls for Renewed Partnership to Reinvest in Our Water Infrastructure

    NLC joins local governments, water utilities and industry leaders to call attention to the state of our nation's aging infrastructure, the staggering need for water infrastructure investments and the impact that such investment would have on local, regional and national economies.

  • September 11, 2014

    Cities Remember 9/11 and the Actions of the First Responders

    NLC President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., released this statement on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

  • September 09, 2014

    City Officials’ Views Must Be Included In Discussion On Police Equipment

    City officials, in their role as community leaders, can best relate local need as Congress begins a review of federal programs that equip state and local law enforcement.

  • September 08, 2014

    Small Local Actions Make a Big Impact on Small Businesses Growth

    To learn more about how your city can provide access to capital for small businesses, please join NLC at our upcoming training in Kansas City, MO on Oct. 8-9.

  • September 08, 2014

    CFPB to Host Free Financial Empowerment Training for Officials in Capitol Region

    On Tuesday, September 16, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will host a free, full day "Train-the-Trainer" event at their Washington, DC office to prepare interested city officials and staff in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region to bring the new CFPB program Your Money, Your Goals to residents in their communities.

  • 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.