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.
Public Leadership in the Information Age, to be held at the 2014 Congressional City Conference, will identify simple, effective leadership tools that you can use when incorporating evolving technologies in the public and private workplace.
Donna Brazile, political commentator, strategist and author will be this year's Celebrate Diversity Breakfast keynote speaker at the Congressional City Conference.
At this year’s Congressional City Conference, NLC’s five constituency groups are convening special sessions and events to engage their members on the issues that are important to them.
During the "Leading your City through the Pension Fund Challenge" seminar at the Congressional City Conference, local elected officials and city staff will have the opportunity to review policy solutions that address local needs and may help avert the threat of federal and non-governmental agency interference in the management of municpal pension systems.
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).