This month, leaders from all five of NLC’s constituency groups travelled from cities across the United States to Washington, D.C. for NLC’s first Constituency Group Washington Day of Action.
New York and New Hampshire held statewide mayoral summits that focused on the importance of afterschool and expanded learning for children and youth in their communities. The New York and New Hampshire fterschool networks partnered with mayoral champions and their state municipal leagues to host the summits.
NLC cohosted a recent briefing on the impact of public transportation on local economies and why further investment is needed.
NLC's historic anniversary is not merely an opportunity to celebrate the organization's long history, but an opportunity to reflect and reaffirm our continued commitment to making cities better places to live.
The National League of Cities (NLC) calls on Congress to swiftly pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which authorizes 34 new lock, dam, levee, port and ecosystem restoration projects and includes a new pilot program that makes loans available to local governments building large water and wastewater-related infrastructure projects and activities.
National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the markup of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act introduced by U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), David Vitter (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY) earlier this week.
A new report on city small business development efforts was released today by the National League of Cities (NLC), calling on local governments to make small business development a priority and create “ecosystems” that support small business growth.
Members of President Obama's State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience convened earlier today in Des Moines, Iowa, where they received a report of federal policy recommendations from a network of more than 170 mayors and local officials.
The Montgomery County, Ohio Educational Summit unfolded as the latest in a series of community conversations on education improvement, supported by NLC in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education. The summit was held on May 3, 2014.
Cities leaders from around the country will learn new ways of driving innovation in their communities from top university experts, practitioners, and industry leaders in Silicon Valley at the 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit.