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NLC News

Sep 09
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  • Advocacy
  • Federal

“Nothing troubles people more than infrastructure that doesn’t work for them.” – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

This post is part of a series on the 2016 national political conventions. Read our takeaways from the Republican National Convention here. (Photo by Erin Schaff)

 

Tampa, Florida, Mayor Bob Buckhorn didn’t speak long at the National…

Sep 09
  • Advocacy
  • Federal

“Potholes don’t care if you put an ‘R’ or a ‘D’ on them, they just want to be filled.” – Fort Worth, Texas, Mayor Betsy Price

by Angelina Panettieri

The National League of Cities spent this week in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Republican National Convention, convening Republican local officials, talking to leaders, and getting the inside scoop on how the decisions…

Sep 09
  • Advocacy
  • Federal

We’re proud to announce an all-star lineup of local leaders will join NLC in advocating for city needs at the conventions, including New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (DNC), Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (DNC), Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (DNC), Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price (RNC) and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett (RNC).

by Meridith St. Jean

After an exciting primary season rife…

Sep 06
  • Health & Wellness
  • Nutrition
  • Youth & Family
  • Health

WASHINGTON — The National League of Cities (NLC), in partnership with the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), awarded grants to 10 cities in Kansas, Alabama and California to create or expand programs providing children with afterschool and summer meals, through their Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs (CHAMPS) initiative. This recent effort targets cities…