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NLC News

Oct 31

RISC eNews Blast for March 16, 2012                          

RISC eNews Blast          

OCTOBER 31, 2013

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Oct 31

RISC eNews Blast for March 16, 2012                          

RISC eNews Blast          

OCTOBER 31, 2013

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Oct 29
  • Communications

Andy Huckaba will serve as a presenter for the interactive seminar, “Energizing Communities with Social Media,” at the Congress of Cities on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 in Seattle, Wash.

The explosion of social media in the last several years has demanded attention from local governments and forced many…

Oct 28

The House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development bill last week. This bipartisan bill, which NLC actively lobbied Congress to pass, advances many of the flood protection, navigation and ecosystem restoration projects that are important to local governments and our national and local economies. 

NLC advocated for three important provisions that were…

Oct 28

This year’s Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle, Wash. promises to be the National League of Cities’ best and most memorable event yet.  It’s an exciting time for NLC as the organization continues to grow and adapt while remaining responsive to the needs of cities. NLC is working harder than ever to make sure local governments have ample opportunities to work with state and federal…

Oct 28

Seattle has long been a pioneer for new and innovative transportation modes that enhance both the environmental and economic vitality of the region.  At the Congress of Cities in November, attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about some of Seattle’s most popular shared transportation programs as part of the City Showcase. The Transportation Sharing booth will feature both…

Oct 28
Press Release
Press Release
  • City Government

This article originally appeared in Governing magazine.

As governments have worked over the past decade or so to take advantage of the dramatic opportunities offered by the Internet and other emerging technologies, the position of chief information officer has become pervasive. Today, however, public executives are struggling with a new challenge: unlocking the potential of big data,…

Oct 25
Press Release
Press Release
  • Civic Engagement

With over 50 percent of the world’s population living in urban areas for the first time in history, cities are facing daunting issues as the march towards urbanization creates new challenges of modernization, scale and sustainability.  

Doing New with Less

While the need to do more with less is evident, it is imperative to broaden the conversation to include cities that are…

Oct 25

House Passes Bipartisan Water Resources Bill
Carolyn Berndt, 202.626.3101

On Wednesday, the House overwhelmingly passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (H.R. 3080)by a vote of 417-3. The $8.2 billion bill authorizes flood protection, navigation and ecosystem restoration projects, deauthorizes $12 billion worth of inactive projects that were authorized prior to 2007,…

Oct 25

House Passes Bipartisan Water Resources Bill
Carolyn Berndt, 202.626.3101

On Wednesday, the House overwhelmingly passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (H.R. 3080)by a vote of 417-3. The $8.2 billion bill authorizes flood protection, navigation and ecosystem restoration projects, deauthorizes $12 billion worth of inactive projects that were authorized prior to 2007,…