Last week, NLC expressed support for House and Senate legislation to halt the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) proposed rule on "waters of the U.S."
With NLC's support, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act (S. 535) passed the House by voice vote and was signed by President Obama. The bill, which passed the Senate last month, will improve the energy efficiency of commercial and federal buildings.
The National League of Cities (NLC) Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) constituency group convened this week in Saint Paul, Minnesota for its annual conference focused on issues important to female elected officials.
Over the past few days, the nation has witnessed yet another community in pain following the tragic death of one of its residents. Our hearts go out to the residents, city leaders and municipal workforce in Baltimore who are searching for answers in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.
For those communities interested in or already signed up for the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge initiative, two important deadlines are approaching.
Mary France Gordon began her career at the National League of Cities in 1992, and most recently served as Foundation Director as well as Program Director of NLC's Constituency Groups.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting grant applications for its Farmers Market Promotion Program and Local Food Promotion Program to support local and regional food systems. Applications for both competitive grants are due May 14.
Local leaders, educators, parents and community members convened for a "community conversation" on how to create greater community support of Louisville’s Cradle-to-Career Initiative.
The National League of Cities joined the Environmental and Energy Study Institute and the American Public Transportation Association on "Stand Up for Transportation Day" for a Capitol Hill briefing about the looming expiration of the Transportation Bill, and the potential consequences for cities.
The National League of Cities was recently invited by Senator Michael Bennett to serve on the Infrastructure, Community Development and Energy working group established by the Senate Finance Committee as it begins to examine the federal tax code.