The rate of new foreclosures increased fourfold during the Great Recession, and even now, they remain above the 2007 level. The burst of the housing bubble worsened real estate trends in many areas that were already grappling with decades-old shifts in population and the manufacturing sector.
Public Leadership in the Information Age, to be held at the 2014 Congressional City Conference, will identify simple, effective leadership tools that you can use when incorporating evolving technologies in the public and private workplace.
Donna Brazile, political commentator, strategist and author will be this year's Celebrate Diversity Breakfast keynote speaker at the Congressional City Conference.
At this year’s Congressional City Conference, NLC’s five constituency groups are convening special sessions and events to engage their members on the issues that are important to them.
During the "Leading your City through the Pension Fund Challenge" seminar at the Congressional City Conference, local elected officials and city staff will have the opportunity to review policy solutions that address local needs and may help avert the threat of federal and non-governmental agency interference in the management of municpal pension systems.
The Congressional City Conference is fast approaching, and will feature leading voices on the issues that matter most to cities. Recently announced speakers include U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and U.S. Representative Steve Womack (R-AR).
The U.S. Department of Treasury recently issued its final employer mandate rules governing large employers under the Affordable Care Act. The provisions pertaining to seasonal and volunteer employees have the potential to have the greatest impact on cities.
HELO President Oscar T. Trevino, mayor, North Richland Hills, Texas discusses the benefits that HELO provides to both its members and the larger NLC family.
The National League of Cities (NLC) launched a marketing campaign this month with the National Community Tax Coalition (NCTC) to raise awareness of free tax prep options for low- and medium-income residents in New Jersey.
The NLC University seminar "Fostering Positive Police-Community Relations" taking place at the Congressional City Conference explores how community-oriented policing often means a comprehensive shift in law enforcement culture, practice and policy.