The Congressional City Conference is fast approaching, and will feature leading voices on the issues that matter most to cities. Recently announced speakers include U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and U.S. Representative Steve Womack (R-AR).
The U.S. Department of Treasury recently issued its final employer mandate rules governing large employers under the Affordable Care Act. The provisions pertaining to seasonal and volunteer employees have the potential to have the greatest impact on cities.
HELO President Oscar T. Trevino, mayor, North Richland Hills, Texas discusses the benefits that HELO provides to both its members and the larger NLC family.
The National League of Cities (NLC) launched a marketing campaign this month with the National Community Tax Coalition (NCTC) to raise awareness of free tax prep options for low- and medium-income residents in New Jersey.
The NLC University seminar "Fostering Positive Police-Community Relations" taking place at the Congressional City Conference explores how community-oriented policing often means a comprehensive shift in law enforcement culture, practice and policy.
National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. today released this statement calling on Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling limit.
Today the National League of Cities (NLC) joined the Florida League of Cities, Florida Association of Counties and others to hold meetings with White House officials and members of Congress to urge a delay to the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Act to reform the National Flood Insurance Program.
The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced its 2014 federal action priorities and called on Congress and the Administration to prioritize investments in cities and their residents that encourage and take advantage of the innovation happening on the local level to drive economic growth.
Without risk, there is no reward. We all know this to be true, but how does that work for local government? Is there room for risk at City Hall?
Challenges facing local governments today require a new way to see. Priority-based budgeting is a way for local governments to effectively tackle their challenges and spend within their means by focusing on the programs and results most relevant to their communities.