The Congress of Cities (CoC) this year will be jam-packed with knowledge building and training opportunities, mobile workshops, networking events and much more.
The NLC Executive Office is now accepting applications for the 2014 NLC Officers and Board of Directors. Applications are due to NLC by Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
NLC will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 1st to dig deeper into what open data is and what role policy plays in its distribution and regulation. Webinar presenters will guide participants through current best practices and lessons learned from experienced municipal leaders and issue advocates.
The IRS issued a proposed rule outlining the types of information employers will have to provide to the IRS so that they can determine compliance with the employer and employee requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Large employers, including cities and towns, will be required to provide a range of information on individual employees.
NLC is urging Congress to not lose sight of the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, H.R. 684, which allows states and local governments to require internet retailers to collect sales taxes owed to them.
NLC calls on local officials to take action to protect the bonds that cities rely on to finance infrastructure projects, create jobs and keep residents' taxes lower.
Former NLC President Kathie Novak has joined the speaker line-up for the 21st Annual Leadership Summit, to be held this year on September 26th-28th, in Savannah, Georgia.
Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties will host a pre-conference training seminar on November 14 at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle, Wash. to provide in-depth technical assistance and training for elected officials and senior city staff participating in LMCTC.
"It is with profound sadness that the National League of Cities offers it condolences to the victims and their families of the tragic shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard," writes NLC President Marie Lopez Rogers.
A new NLC blog post profiles Richmond, Calif.’s recent decision to work with the private firm Mortgage Resolution Partners to use eminent domain to seize properties occupied by borrowers having mortgages that exceed the current value of the property in an effort to prevent future foreclosures.