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NLC News

Oct 07
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  • Advocacy
  • Federal

In this issue:

Take Action to Ensure the Next President Addresses City Priorities Congress Avoids Government Shutdown House Passes Water Resources Bill, Moves to Conference Committee Clean Power Plan Has Its Day in Court Federal Advocacy Committees Meet in the Lone Star State Become A Federal Advocacy Committee Member and Make a Difference for Cities FCC Plans 'Smart City' Focus for…
Oct 07

In this issue:

Take Action to Ensure the Next President Addresses City Priorities Congress Avoids Government Shutdown House Passes Water Resources Bill, Moves to Conference Committee Clean Power Plan Has Its Day in Court Senate Introduces Legislation to Classify Muni Bonds as High Quality Federal Advocacy Committees Meet in the Lone Star State Become A Federal Advocacy Committee Member and…
Oct 06
  • Courts

NLC President and Joplin, Missouri, Councilmember Melodee Colbert-Kean has appointed a 15-member nominating committee with one alternate that will be responsible for recommending a slate of officers and board members to lead NLC in 2017. These leaders will be elected during the Annual Business Meeting at the City Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, November 19, 2016.

NLC…

Oct 06
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  • Elections

In just 32 days, Americans across the country will head to the polls to decide who will be the next President of the United States. It’s been a long and interesting ride and as the final Election Day countdown begins, our work to ensure that city issues remain a top priority during this election and into the next administration takes on a new urgency.

Throughout the last year, hundreds…

Oct 06
  • Elections

NLC President and Joplin, Missouri, Councilmember Melodee Colbert-Kean has appointed a 15-member nominating committee with one alternate that will be responsible for recommending a slate of officers and board members to lead NLC in 2017. These leaders will be elected during the Annual Business Meeting at the City Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, November 19, 2016.

NLC…

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…