During last week's presidential debate in Boulder, Colo., the candidates finally started to dig into the issues that the National League of Cities has highlighted in its Cities Lead 2016 campaign, but the conversation was cursory at best.
The National League of Cities is pleased to have joined the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (U.S. Communities) in recently honoring the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
NLC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced that mayors from four cities-Birmingham, Ala.; Denver; Long Beach, Calif.; and Rochester, N.Y.-have been selected as the 2016 class of Daniel Rose Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use.
NLC is launching a new initiative in partnership with MetLife Foundation to help cities promote financial inclusion for their residents. NLC received a $1 million grant from MetLife Foundation to implement an eight-city project, Cities Building Systems to Promote Financial Inclusion, which will provide technical assistance to cities as they develop innovative strategies for families to achieve financial stability.
City officials attending the NLC Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville next week will have a great opportunity to learn how to bring savings and solutions to their cities through a variety of programs offered by NLC.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is launching a new, two-year project to assist cities in developing comprehensive financial inclusion strategies to help low-income families improve their financial health.
A robust line-up of speakers and sessions that feature inspiring keynote addresses, skill-building seminars, innovate learning approaches, mobile workshops, and great opportunities to network with colleagues from across the country are in store for the thousands of city leaders who will descend upon Nashville, Tennessee, on November 4 - 7 to attend NLC's Congress of Cities conference. In addition to those sessions, important governance activities that involve NLC members will also take place at the conference.
The National League of Cities’ (NLC) Annual Business Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the conclusion of the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. All direct member cities are entitled to vote at this meeting.
NLC commends the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, which passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763), clearing the way for a vote on the six-year, $325 billion surface transportation reauthorization.
In conjunction with President Obama's announcement of local, state and federal efforts to address the growing problem of opioid misuse and abuse, local leaders today announced a new cooperative purchasing agreement to expand public agencies' access to potentially lifesaving opioid withdrawal medications.