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NLC News

Oct 03
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  • Courts

The first Monday in October (today) is Supreme Court opening day. Two other traditions coincide with this tradition: NLC's State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) hosts a Supreme Court Preview webinar, and the results of the Supreme Court’s “long” conference are released.

The SLLC Supreme Court Preview webinar is scheduled for October 13 at 12 p.m. EST. The webinar is free; it will cover…

Oct 03

The first Monday in October (today) is Supreme Court opening day. Two other traditions coincide with this tradition: NLC's State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) hosts a Supreme Court Preview webinar, and the results of the Supreme Court’s “long” conference are released.

The SLLC Supreme Court Preview webinar is scheduled for October 13 at 12 p.m. EST. The webinar is free; it will cover…

Sep 30
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For cities, there are no bigger energy and environment-related issues than climate change, water infrastructure and the nexus between them. In a week when the current Administration’s plan to reduce carbon emissions was heard before the D.C. Circuit Court, and Congress still hasn’t provided relief to the Flint, Michigan, drinking water crisis, there is no better time to examine the stark…

Sep 30
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  • Legal & Legislative

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Sep 29

WASHINGTON — Following the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of H.R. 5303 — the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes critical U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects and provides $170 million in relief aid to restore potable water to the City of Flint, Michigan — the National League of Cities (NLC) released the following statement:
 
"The National League of…

Sep 29


The City of Clarksburg, W. Va. (population 16,743), like cities everywhere, is always looking for programs that can benefit the city and its residents. When the NLC Prescription Discount Card Program was announced at the 2008 Congress of Cities in Orlando, Fla., Clarksburg was among the first to jump on board.

Today, of the more than 460 cities participating in the program,…

Sep 29
  • Health & Wellness


The City of Clarksburg, W. Va. (population 16,743), like cities everywhere, is always looking for programs that can benefit the city and its residents. When the NLC Prescription Discount Card Program was announced at the 2008 Congress of Cities in Orlando, Fla., Clarksburg was among the first to jump on board.

Today, of the more than 460 cities participating in the program,…

Sep 29
  • Leadership & Management

Patrick Ibarra will serve as the facilitator for the 2014 Annual Leadership Summit, "Leading through Innovation," to be  hosted by the city of Mountain View, CA, and held on August 13-16 at the Santa Clara Hilton.

“To have a great idea, have a lot of them.” - Thomas Edison

Playing it safe is no longer playing it smart. Elected officials are under intense pressure to…

Sep 26
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“Achieving prosperity,” “securing America” and “America’s direction” – these are the themes of the first presidential debate taking place tonight at Hofstra University in New York. With the polls tightening, and the countdown to election day narrowing, it’s time for Trump and Clinton to put their best foot forward. Here’s what to watch for tonight.

1. Their vision

Change is…

Sep 23
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  • Advocacy
  • Federal

In this issue:

Congress to Push Deadline for Spending Bills to December States Challenge New Overtime Rule in Court Senate Passes Water Resources Bill, NLC Urges House Action Juvenile Justice Reform Gets House Support Florida and Colorado Local Leaders Advocate for Cities in Washington Driverless Vehicles Get Some Guidance Comment Period Extended on MPO Reform Is Your City…