After President Barack Obama released his budget proposal for FY2015 earlier today, National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony issued this statement.
NLC University will host 11 training seminars on March 8 and 9 at the Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. The Congressional City Conference is an annual convening of elected officials, city, and state league staff centering on policy and advocacy issues that offers attendees the opportunity to advocate for federal priorities on Capitol Hill.
NLC University’s seminar, "Strengthening Local Families and Cities: Connecting Residents to Federal and State Benefits," at the Congressional City Conference will proivde information on how local outreach campaigns can boost the financial security of residents and bring significant resources to local economies.
What legacy will you leave for your city? Most city leaders grapple with this question and place great emphasis on answering it. As a mayor, your primary concern may be an improved bond rating or ensuring the budget is in the black.
President Obama announced a new effort aimed at empowering boys and young men of color. Along with the mayors of Cities United, NLC stands with the President in pledging to help break down barriers to opportunity.
Following President Barack Obama's announcement today introducing the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, the mayors of Cities United issued the following statement from their inaugural meeting in New Orleans, La
While an honest attempt at solving the problems of our nation’s tax code, Congressman Camp’s proposal would reduce the ability of cities to create jobs and expand the economy.
In response to President Obama’s TIGER grant announcement, NLC commends the President for his continued commitment to modernize and expand the nation’s infrastructure.
Cities United Convenes Eighteen Mayors and Officials from 37 U.S. Municipalities in a Coordinated Effort to Stop the Violence that Kills 13 African American Men and Boys Every 24 Hours
The rate of new foreclosures increased fourfold during the Great Recession, and even now, they remain above the 2007 level. The burst of the housing bubble worsened real estate trends in many areas that were already grappling with decades-old shifts in population and the manufacturing sector.