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Sep 16

On September 5, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a proposed rule outlining the types of information employers will have to provide annually to the IRS so that they can determine compliance with the employer and employee requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

While the rule is fairly complicated and was drafted to outline the reporting requirements every employer with…

Sep 16
Press Release
Press Release
  • Advocacy

NLC is urging Congress to not lose sight of the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, H.R. 684, which allows states and local governments to require internet retailers to collect sales taxes owed to them. Though Congress is a busy right now with the budget, the debt ceiling and Syria, this important piece of legislation should not be dropped from the agenda. 

A little refresher on the…

Sep 16

Returning from August recess, House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) continues to work on comprehensive tax reform by calling committee Republicans to a series of closed-door meetings to discuss tax reform.

Both Representative Camp and Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT), the two top tax reform advocates in Congress, want to rewrite the federal tax code using…

Sep 16

Kathie Novak, former NLC President, has joined the speaker line-up for the 21st Annual Leadership Summit, to be held this year on September 26th-28th, in Savannah, Georgia. Ms. Novak will lead the second general session of the Leadership Summit on Friday, September 27th. Her session will focus on guiding participants on a path to finding common ground and resolving conflict within city council…

Sep 16
Press Release
Press Release
  • Health & Wellness

Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) will host a pre-conference training seminar on Thursday, November 14 at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle, Wash. to provide in-depth technical assistance and training for elected officials and senior city staff participating in LMCTC.

 

 

By promoting physical activity and improved nutrition, city officials…

Sep 16

Washington, DC - The following statement is from Marie Lopez Rogers, President of the National League of Cities, and Mayor of Avondale, Ariz. in response to the deadly shootings at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington, DC today:

“It is with profound sadness that the National League of Cities offers it condolences to the victims and their families of the tragic shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard…

Sep 13

In a recent post on Wonkblog, Washington Post columnist Neil Irwin placed the blame for the disappointing August jobs report and the sluggish economic recovery squarely on the back of the government sector.

“From July 2008 to January 2013,” he writes, “the sector shed more than 737,000 jobs.”

And to make it worse, the most recent unemployment report revised June and July job…

Sep 13

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RISC eNews Blast for March 16, 2012                          

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

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