The Supreme Court ruled against local governments this week in Arlington v. FCC when it upheld limits on the time allowed to review wireless facility applications.
NLC partners with the American Council on Germany to offer the John J. McCloy Fellowship in Urban Affairs each year. Applications for the 2013 Fellowship are now open.
National League of Cities' President, Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, AZ responded to the Senate Judiciary Committee passing S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, calling it a "critical step forward on a long journey towards adoption."
NLC President Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers responded to yesterday's deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, sending prayers and condolences to the towns affected and gratitute to the first responders.
On June 27 - 29, 2013, hundreds of city leaders will descend upon Washington, D.C. for the National League of Cities Annual Policy Forum.
Columnist Neal Peirce writes about the plan released in February by the housing commission formed by the Washington-based Bipartisan Policy Center. The center now will "take it on the road" for intensive discussions across the country.
Last week, the Senate passed S. 601, the $12.2 billion Water Resources Development Act, by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 83 - 14.
NLC’s Sustainable Cities Institute is hosting a Sustainability Coordinator’s Workshop this summer focused on addressing the unique sustainability needs of small to medium size communities.
Last week, both the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Committees passed their own versions of the Farm Bill, which establishes federal policies impacting cities and towns in the areas of rural development, conservation and nutrition.
Last week Congressmen Eric Swaldwell (D-CA) signed onto a House resolution celebrating the history of municipal bonds, after being asked to do so by representatives of two of NLC's constituency groups during their joint Capitol Hill lobby day.