Technological innovation is changing the world in which city leaders are operating at a dramatic pace. Participants in the 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit, taking place August 13-16 in Silicon Valley, will get a first-hand look at some of these revolutionary transformations through a special tour of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Almost 400 local officials joined together to urge Congress to continue funding the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), which allocates resources for transportation alternatives that enhance safety and performance.
NLC honored the City of Athens, Tenn. earlier this month for reaching the significant milestone of saving residents more than $1/2 million on the cost of their prescriptions through the NLC Prescription Discount Card Program.
The National League of Cities (NLC) released the following statement from Clarence Anthony, NLC’s executive director, on the House Judiciary Committee’s plans to markup the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) on Wednesday.
The National Civic League (NCL) recently recognized ten communities for their outstanding civic accomplishments. This year had a focus on healthy communities.
Congress continues to grapple with the tough decisions over funding federal transportation programs as the deadline for finding a solution to the shortfall in federal fuel tax revenues draws closer.
At the 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit taking place August 13-16 in Silicon Valley, city leaders will participate in an intensive leadership development workshop to develop the leadership skills and strategic methods to drive innovation in their communities.
From cradle to career, San Antonio is focusing on education to develop and harness skilled talent to improve its economy. The city recently played host to NLC’s Mayors’ Education Policy Advisors Network (EPAN) 2014 annual meeting.
In an effort to empower families with the knowledge necessary to maximize their learning time together, the National Center for Families Learning is seeking applications for a three-year, $175,000 grant.
NLC has negotiated an agreement with the academic journal, State and Local Government Review (SLGR), to help city officials keep current with new developments and research in their field.