Last week, as Americans kicked of the multi-billion dollar online holiday shopping season, city leaders came to Washington, D.C. to call for swift passage of marketplace fairness legislation.
On Thursday December 11, NLC will host a webinar in partnership with Pew to share the results of the research and draw implications for cities, the city-state fiscal relationship and alternative local revenue streams.
Members of Congress continue to negotiate over an appropriations bill that will keep the government open through September 30, 2015, the end of the current fiscal year.
On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a coalition of local and state government officials and private sector retailers came together today on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to level the tax playing field by passing the Marketplace Fairness legislation.
Councilmember Lavonta Williams of Wichita, Kan. was selected as the 2014 recipient of the Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) Leadership Award at the group’s luncheon and membership meeting.
Councilmember LaWana Mayfield, Charlotte, N.C. was elected 2015 president of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Local Officials (GLBTLO) constituency group during the group's business meeting at the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congress of Cities & Exposition in Austin, Texas.
In the coming days, we continue to encourage communities to remain calm and practice restraint. We hope that all Americans will work towards creating better communities that are welcoming and inclusive to individuals of all backgrounds.
Five federal agencies are coming together to offer a new opportunity to help communities overcome the obstacles they face in achieving better outcomes for disconnected youth.
Dr. James Walls, Jr., mayor of District Heights, Md., was elected the 2015 president of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) constituency group.
The Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) constituency group named new members to its Board of Directors during its annual business meeting at the National League of Cities (NLC) Congress of Cities and Exposition in Austin, Texas.