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Jun 16

An internet retailer has filed suit against Alabama claiming its new rule requiring all retailers who sell more than $250,000 in goods annually must collect sales tax-regardless of whether the retailer has a physical presence in the state-is unconstitutional.

This lawsuit is the second of its kind. Earlier this spring a lawsuit was filed against South Dakota challenging its law, which…

Jun 12

WASHINGTON — Following news that at least 50 people were killed in this morning's attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, National League of Cities (NLC) CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony issued the following statement:

"Today, cities across America are reeling from the heartbreaking news that at least 50 people at an Orlando nightclub were killed in the deadliest…

Jun 10

To ensure issues important to cities are top of mind with the Republican and Democratic nominees for president, the National League of Cities is traveling to Cleveland and Philadelphia this July for the national political conventions. At both events, NLC will be hosting an infrastructure briefing and a networking reception for local officials. Our special guest at the infrastructure briefing…

Jun 04

KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Kansas Enrichment Network and Missouri AfterSchool Network held a statewide Municipal Summit on Afterschool and Expanded Learning today at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center in Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas Enrichment Network and Missouri AfterSchool Network were selected by the National League of Cities (NLC) as two of seven statewide afterschool networks (SANs)…

Jun 03
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Georgia and Florida Local Leaders Fly-In to Washington to Advocate for Cities NLC Tells FCC to Protect Public Access Channels Local Governments Protected in Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling House Committee Advances Water Resources Bill Environment and Energy Appropriations Bills See Action IRS Proposed Rule Could Put Political Subdivisions at Risk Zika Virus: What Cities Need to…
Jun 03

In this issue:

Georgia and Florida Local Leaders Fly-In to Washington to Advocate for Cities NLC Tells FCC to Protect Public Access Channels  Local Governments Protected in Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling House Committee Advances Water Resources Bill…
May 20
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Cities Tell Congress: Infrastructure Matters Senate Committee Passes Brownfields Legislation with NLC's Support Hill Staff tell Local Officials to Expect More Funding Delays in FY 2017 DOL Publishes New Overtime Rule In Meeting with NLC, Speaker Ryan Talks Fate of Key Municipal Issues House and Senate Prepare to Conference on Opioid Measures When Is a Political Subdivision a…
May 20

In this issue:

Cities Tell Congress: Infrastructure Matters  Senate Committee Passes Brownfields Legislation with NLC's Support Hill Staff tell Local Officials to Expect More Funding Delays in FY 2017 DOL Publishes New Overtime Rule In Meeting with NLC, Speaker Ryan Talks Fate of Key Municipal Issues  House and Senate Prepare to Conference on Opioid Measures When Is a Political Subdivision…
May 20

For Infrastructure Week 2016, NLC broadcast live from our Facebook Page. We highlighted the release of our newest report on local infrastructure funding as well as a Capitol Hill Briefing on securing our nation's water infrastructure, and much more.

Securing Our Water Future -…
May 16

Report Highlights Infrastructure Funding Tools in a New Era of Federalism

WASHINGTON — Despite the fact that infrastructure is a critical part of daily life for all Americans, the infrastructure deficit in the United States grows with each passing day. The National League of Cities (NLC) today released a new report on the ability of cities to address the…