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NLC News

Mar 31

Playbook Provides City Examples Ranging from Early Childhood to Postsecondary Success

WASHINGTON—The National League of Cities' (NLC) Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, in collaboration with the NLC Council on Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Council), today released the YEF Council Education Playbook, a compendium of 27 specific action steps…

Mar 29

WASHINGTON—At a time when much of the nation's transportation infrastructure is in dire need of maintenance, repair and replacement, cities call on the federal government to support local transportation projects that serve to expand equity and economic opportunity throughout America. Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced three core principles that will guide federal…

Mar 25
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Tell Your Senators: Stand with Flint and Cities NLC Joins House and Senate Champions to Support CDBG Senate Seeks Drone Regulations that Preempt Municipal Governments FEMA Proposal a Disaster NLC Calls for Flexibility in Stormwater Rulemaking NLC Tells the House to Say No to PEPTA $2 Billion Available for Transportation Infrastructure Projects  FAST Act Grant Funding…
Mar 25

In this issue:

Tell Your Senators: Stand with Flint and Cities NLC Joins House and Senate Champions to Support CDBG Senate Seeks Drone Regulations that Preempt Municipal Governments FEMA Proposal a Disaster NLC Calls for Flexibility in Stormwater Rulemaking NLC Tells the House to Say No to PEPTA $2 Billion Available for Transportation Infrastructure Projects  FAST Act Grant Funding…
Mar 17

West Linn, Ore. Council President Named Group's 2016-2017 Leader

WASHINGTON—Council President Jenni Tan, West Linn, Ore. was elected the 2016-2017 president of the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO) constituency group at the group's annual meeting at the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congressional City Conference in Washington. APAMO's…

Mar 16
  • Environment & Sustainability
In News, Rose Fellowship, Study Tour

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A group of urban development experts from the Rose Center for Public Leadership are in Rochester to help advise city leaders on decisions regarding land use.

The group will focus on Main Street, the Genesee Riverfront, and Broad Street Aqueduct. A walking tour Wednesday morning was a start to help…

Mar 16

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren to help the city, its partners and stakeholders develop land use and implementation strategies to activate and revitalize Main Street, the Genesee River Corridor, and the Broad Street…

Mar 16

WASHINGTON—National League of Cities (NLC) President Melodee Colbert-Kean, councilmember, Joplin, Mo. issued the following statement regarding the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court:

"When our residents need a job done, our cities' leaders don't have the option to sit on our hands and do nothing. We can't afford to wait for the next election to handle the critical issues we face every…

Mar 11
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic Passes the Senate NLC and NACo Name Members of Task Force to Address Opioid Epidemic NLC Supports Water Infrastructure Funding in Flint and Nationwide City Leaders Sound Off on Infrastructure at Hill Briefing Municipal Finance Caucus Launched to Help Save Tax Exemption NLC Joins National Initiative to Expand Broadband Access FCC to Take…
Mar 11
  • Leadership & Management

Slideshow – The 2016 Congressional City Conference in Photos

The 2016 Congressional City Conference in Photos