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NLC News

Jun 20

The events that took place in Ferguson, Missouri, in the fall of 2014 have found their way to the Supreme Court – not directly, but certainly unmistakably.
 
A police officer stopped Edward Streiff after he left a suspected drug house. The officer discovered Streiff had an outstanding warrant, searched him (legally), and discovered he was carrying illegal drugs. The Supreme Court…

Jun 17
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Georgia Leaders and NLC Constituency Groups Lobby Capitol Hill for City Priorities Going to the DNC or RNC Convention? Join NLC for Special Events! NLC Urges Senate to Vote on Water Resources Bill Local Governments Prepare for New Overtime Rule Interior-Environment Appropriations Bills Advance through Committee HUD Proposes New Plans to Increase Broadband for Low-Income…
Jun 17

Whoever thought up merger probably long ago gave up worrying if it was unconstitutional, if they even ever thought about it. But now that person (and numerous cities, counties, and states) have reason to worry.
 
In Murr v. Wisconsin the Supreme Court will decide whether merger provisions in state law and local ordinances, where nonconforming, adjacent lots under common ownership are…

Jun 17

In this issue:

Georgia Leaders and NLC Constituency Groups Lobby Capitol Hill for City Priorities Going to the DNC or RNC Convention? Join NLC for Special Events! NLC Urges Senate to Vote on Water Resources Bill Local Governments Prepare for New…
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
Russell Senate Office Building
Russell Senate Office Building
  • 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…