How can government procure innovation? Even better, how can government get innovation given to it? Challenge platforms such as the General Services Administration's (GSA) Challenge.gov demonstrate a new way for governments at all levels to procure innovative products, services and ideas and build pipelines to deliver these innovations constantly.
As part of a strategic partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative, NLC’s YEF Institute will host a Municipal Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform Leadership Academy on June 11-13, 2014. NLC has released an RFP to participate, and applications are due April 4, 2014.
After the Senate passage of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3370), National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony issued the following statement.
National League of Cities (NLC) today presented the “President’s Award” to U.S. Representative Steve Womack for his exemplary record of promoting intergovernmental partnerships and his commitment to improving the quality of life in America’s cities and towns.
National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., released this statement on the March 12 House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Exploring Alternative Solutions on the Internet Sales Tax Issue.”
More than 1,500 city officials and local elected leaders convened for the Congressional City Conference to focus on and advocate for the federal policy issues that are important to local governments.
During this week’s Congressional City Conference, local elected officials from more than 100 cities, villages and towns signed on to NLC’s letter to Capitol Hill, calling on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
Today at the Congressional City Conference in Washington, the National League of Cities (NLC) and the U.S. Department of Education announced the joint signing of a "memo of understanding" (MOU) detailing a plan to strengthen partnerships among federal and local governments, schools, families and other organizations with the goal to advance learning, enhance student engagement and improve schools.
National League of Cities (NLC) today recognized eight cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their communities at the “Celebrate Diversity Breakfast” during NLC’s Congressional City Conference in Washington.
Sixteen Cities Participate in “Homeless Veteran Leadership Network,” Pledge to End Veteran Homelessness in 2015.