NLC's Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee met this month to discuss current issues facing cities and craft policy positions for the membership's consideration during NLC's Congress of Cities in Austin in November.
In recognition of the 40th anniversary of CDBG, the co-chairs of the Congressional Urban Caucus and a bipartisan group of supporters, introduced H.Res. 668, Supporting the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant program.
NLC applauded recent efforts by the Federal Communications Commission to modernize and streamline the federal E-Rate program.
The Congress of Cities closing party at the world famous Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum will feature not one, but two outstanding, Grammy-winning Texas musical acts.
Cities across America are taking the lead in mitigating the harmful effects of climate change by building resilient communities and developing regional climate mitigation solutions.
Starting this fall, the Obama Administration will take the next crucial step in the "My Brother's Keeper Initiative" (MBK) by issuing a challenge to cities, towns, counties and tribes across the country to become "MBK Communities."
People around the nation – and around the world – are noticing Austin, and that’s no mistake: the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department provides programs and services that lead the growth of Austin’s key industries as well as the speed of doing business in Austin. While there’s no “secret sauce” to be found, the City has developed a multi-sector strategy that has put Austin on dozens of “best of” lists over the past few years.
Thanks to the efforts of many diverse support organizations, the Kansas City region is becoming an epicenter for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Two-part event in Savannah explores challenges facing local middle school students and discusses how afterschool programs and other resources are key solutions for keeping youth on the right track.
Under the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting proposals from local governments for feasibility studies and modifications to authorized water resources development projects.