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NLC News

May 06

In this issue:

Take Action on Infrastructure Investment NLC Urges House Action on Brownfields Reauthorization House Poised to Act on Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic Next Week E-Fairness Headed to Supreme Court?  NLC Honors FAST Act Champions Senate Committee Advances Water Resources Bill FCC Releases Final Lifeline Order DOL Paid Leave Analysis Grant Funding Available New Local…
Apr 26

On April 27, a variety of experts in the public health field provided testimony to the National City-County Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic, which brought together city and county leaders on this issue. Here are the tools they presented to local leaders.

According to the CDC, "more people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than in any year on record. The majority of drug overdose deaths (…
Apr 22
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Advocating for Infrastructure: Sharing Your Transportation Success Stories  Congress Takes Action on NLC Environmental Priorities Despite City Opposition, Senate Includes Federal Preemption in FAA Bill NLC Gears Up for Infrastructure Week Second Chance Act Smart Reentry Funding Opportunity Relief for Puerto Rico Should Not Harm U.S. Cities NLC Calls on FCC to Continue…
Apr 22

On April 21, NLC President Melodee Colbert-Kean visited Capitol Hill to honor (clockwise from top left) Senator Barbara Boxer (CA), Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR), Senator James Inhofe (OK), and Congressman Bill Shuster (PA) with the NLC President's Award for their hard work on the FAST Act five-year transportation bill.

The NLC President's Award recognizes the accomplishments…

Apr 22

In this issue:

Advocating for Infrastructure: Sharing Your Transportation Success Stories  Congress Takes Action on NLC Environmental Priorities Despite City Opposition, Senate Includes Federal Preemption in FAA Bill NLC Gears Up for Infrastructure Week Second Chance Act Smart Reentry Funding Opportunity Relief for Puerto Rico Should Not Harm U.S. Cities NLC Calls on FCC to Continue…
Apr 22

In this issue:

Advocating for Infrastructure: Sharing Your Transportation Success Stories  Congress Takes Action on NLC Environmental Priorities Despite City Opposition, Senate Includes Federal Preemption in FAA Bill NLC Gears Up for Infrastructure…
Apr 13

WASHINGTON—The National League of Cities (NLC), National Governors Association (NGA), National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), and the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) today released the following statement urging Senators to adopt a bipartisan amendment included in the pending Manager's Amendment to the Federal Aviation…

Apr 11

Report Outlines How Innovation Districts Can Reenergize Economic Growth in Cities

WASHINGTON—Today the National League of Cities (NLC) announced the release of a new report showcasing "innovation districts," areas designated by cities to incubate creativity and serve as labs for forward-looking concepts and policies. Innovation Districts: The Chattanooga…

Apr 11

Amendment No. 3558 of the FAA Reauthorization Act Ensures Continued Safe Integration of Unmanned Aerial Systems

WASHINGTON—The National League of Cities (NLC), National Governors Association (NGA), National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), and the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) today…

Apr 08
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: National City-County Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic Holds Inaugural Convening Senate Moves Forward with Federal Preemption in FAA Bill Learn How Cities Can Participate in Infrastructure Week NLC Highlights City Leadership in Economic Mobility at National Conference Water Infrastructure Bills Set for Senate Action  NLC Makes the Case for Clean Power Plan  NLC Argues…