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Nov 22
NLC Members Elect 2014 Leadership During Congress of Cities

Angelina Panettieri, 202.626.3196

At NLC's 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle last week, the membership elected new officers and board members for 2014. Voting delegates chose Mayor Chris Coleman of Saint Paul, MN, to lead the organization as president for 2014 president; Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City, UT…

Nov 22
NLC Members Elect 2014 Leadership During Congress of Cities

Angelina Panettieri, 202.626.3196

At NLC's 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle last week, the membership elected new officers and board members for 2014. Voting delegates chose Mayor Chris Coleman of Saint Paul, MN, to lead the organization as president for 2014 president; Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City, UT…

Nov 22
NLC Members Elect 2014 Leadership During Congress of Cities

Angelina Panettieri, 202.626.3196

At NLC's 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle last week, the membership elected new officers and board members for 2014. Voting delegates chose Mayor Chris Coleman of Saint Paul, MN, to lead the organization as president for 2014 president; Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City, UT…

Nov 22

RISC eNews Blast NOVEMBER 22, 2013
The RISC eNews Blast is intended to provide relevant and timely news information from a number of sources to…
Nov 22

RISC eNews Blast NOVEMBER 22, 2013
The RISC eNews Blast is intended to provide relevant and timely news information from a number of sources to…
Nov 22

RISC eNews Blast NOVEMBER 22, 2013
The RISC eNews Blast is intended to provide relevant and timely news information from a number of sources to…
Nov 21

Lisa Soronen is the Executive Director of the State and Local Legal Center and a regular contributor to CitiesSpeak.

For the second time in two years, the parties have settled a dispute before the Supreme Court over whether the 1968 Fair Housing Act (FHA) allows plaintiffs to bring disparate impact claims.  These claims are brought when actions are perceived to have a discriminatory…

Nov 21

Washington, D.C. - Following the introduction of the Water Protection and Reinvestment Trust Fund Act of 2013 (H.R. 3582) earlier today, National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., issued the following statement:

"The National League of Cities (NLC) is pleased to support Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Richard Hanna (R-NY), John Duncan (R-TN) and…

Nov 18

The National League of Cities elected Mayor Chris Coleman of Saint Paul, Minn. to serve as NLC’s 2014 President at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle, Wash. last week. NLC also named its 2014 Officers and Board of Directors.

Mayor Coleman has been an NLC Board Member since 2010 and served as Chair of its Council on Youth, Education and Families in 2008. As President, Mayor…

Nov 18

Cities across the nation are innovating and problem-solving on a whole new level to address the most important challenges in America.  As a result, cities are experiencing renewed optimism and a sense that today’s challenges can be met through creative local leadership. This was the key message from Bruce Katz, keynote speaker at the closing general session of NLC’s Congress of Cities and…