NLC Recognizes Communities and Local Leaders for Achievements in Addressing Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties
City-County Task Force on Opioid Epidemic Provides Strategies for Local Leaders
NLC Report: How Cities Can Prepare for the Rapidly Changing Workforce
Mayors of Anchorage, Grand Rapids, San José and Washington Selected as 2017 Class of Daniel Rose Fellows
NLC Kicks off Leadership in Community Resilience Program and Announces 10 Participating Cities
The National League of Cities congratulates Donald J. Trump on his election as president of the United States, and looks forward to working with the Trump administration on the programs and initiatives that support local leadership and build stronger communities.
The issue in Packingham v. North Carolina is whether a North Carolina law prohibiting registered sex offenders from accessing commercial social networking websites (where the registered sex offender knows minors can create or maintain a profile) violates the First Amendment.
National League of Cities Statement on Iowa Police Shootings
In Texas, state law requires most people under age 25 to attend a state-licensed private driver education school to obtain a driver's license. None of the schools accommodate deaf students. So a number of deaf students sued the Texas Education Agency (TEA) arguing it was required to bring the driver education schools into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Supreme Court stepped into a morass when it decided to weigh in on a school district's dispute with a transgender student over which bathroom he should use. But it side-stepped the most interesting legal issue the case raised-having nothing to do with the rights of transgender persons-perhaps because it may have to decide this case with an eight-member Court.