Republican elected officials from across the nation explained how infrastructure investments have fueled growth in their local economies, and said those successes support the case for more federal resources for infrastructure, as well as the preservation of tax-exempt municipal bonds in any tax-reform legislation.
Statement released after reports that police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were killed and injured.
For the third consecutive year, economic development remained the top issue for the nation's mayors, according to a comprehensive analysis of mayoral state of the city speeches released today by the National League of Cities (NLC).
Following today's session at the White House with mayors, law enforcement officials, the faith community, civil rights leaders and activists, the National League of Cities (NLC) and U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) released this statement.
Last night, five Dallas Area police officers were slain and nine others, including seven officers and two civilians, were injured by a group of snipers targeting public safety officials at a Black Lives Matter (BLM) assembly.
Actions taken today by the federal government to address the opioid epidemic — including a bipartisan report passed by a Congressional conference committee and a new rule announced by the administration to expand access to treatment — follow local efforts to stem the tide of opioid and prescription painkiller addiction.
McDonnell v. United States deals with a practical issue many elected officials confront at some point in their political career: when and how can you help someone who has helped you?
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history – claiming the lives of 49 victims at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida – the National League of Cities (NLC) board of directors voted today to call on Congress and the administration to take action to reduce gun violence.
The National League of Cities (NLC), PolicyLink and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are convening today in Portland, Oregon to launch the first-ever Equitable Economic Development Fellowship.
The Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.