Statement is from National League of Cities President Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, Ariz., in response to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner’s comments yesterday on immigration reform.
Day Two Events at Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle, Wash.
Congress of Cities and Exposition Day One Events
NLC announced today that Houston has been selected to receive technical assistance to boost college-level credential attainment through the Communities Advancing Postsecondary Success (CAPS) initiative.
Support for NLC’s Municipal Leadership for Postsecondary Success initiative continues to grow, with the Kresge Foundation joining in partnership this fall with the NLC Institute for Youth, Education and Families (YEF Institute).
In recent years, cities and local law enforcement departments have been under increasing pressure to provide the same level of services that they always have with fewer resources at their disposal.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest KIDS COUNT policy report, The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success, presents a strong case for investing in the early years of a child's life.
The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the regulator of the municipal market, each year sets priorities and engages market participants in constructive dialogue about effective ways to achieve these priorities. This year the MSRB is focused on implementing a regulatory framework for municipal advisors and improving pricing for investors and issuers.
With a click of a button, governments can now make a dizzying number of data sets available to citizens. The information, from 311 calls to budget trends, can fundamentally change how the public engages with policymakers.
New Jersey State Senator Ronald L. Rice will be this year’s NBC-LEO Luncheon keynote speaker at the Congress of Cities, and Maud Daudon, President and CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce will be this year’s WIMG Leadership Awards Luncheon keynote speaker.