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NLC News

Dec 04
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: New Long Term Transportation Bill Set to Become Law  House Committee Agrees - Muni Bonds are High Quality Presidential Election Update: Cities Lead 2016 Watch Online: Metropolitan Broadband Discussion with Brookings Institution  January 12: Will Public Sector Collective Bargaining Survive this Supreme Court Term? New Long-Term Transportation Bill Set to Become Law

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Dec 04

Our monthly roundup of the latest news in economic development filtered through a city-focused lens. This month’s roundup features resources shared at the Congress of Cities (CoC) meeting in Nashville. Reading something interesting? Share it with @robbins617.

Federal Dollars Help Match Business with Bricks and Mortar in Detroit. The Motor City Match program, funded by Community…

Dec 04

WASHINGTON—Last night, the U.S. Senate joined the House to pass a five-year, $305 billion transportation bill, representing the first time Congress has passed a long-term national transportation funding bill in more than a decade. The "Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act" (H.R. 22) restores certainty to a national surface transportation program that has been strung along…

Dec 04

In this issue:

New Long Term Transportation Bill Set to Become Law  House Committee Agrees - Muni Bonds are High Quality Presidential Election Update: Cities Lead 2016 Watch Online: Metropolitan Broadband Discussion with Brookings Institution  January 12: Will Public Sector Collective Bargaining Survive this Supreme Court Term? New Long-Term Transportation Bill Set to Become Law

Matt…

Dec 02

A well-aligned early care and education system includes streamlined communication and coordinated services that address the full range of academic, behavioral, health and family issues.

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As a culmination of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) two-year project to help cities align early childhood care and education systems from birth through third grade, NLC…

Nov 30
Press Release
Press Release
  • Leadership & Management

Leading local government associations take over 78,000 SF at 660 North Capitol Street

WASHINGTON—The National Association of Counties (NACo) and National League of Cities (NLC) announced today that they will colocate their headquarters at 660 North Capitol Street in Washington, D.C. The move allows Washington's two leading local government organizations to…

Nov 20
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: NLC Urges Congress to Protect Local Gains in Transportation Bill NLC Provides Guidance to Congress on Funding Priorities for FY2016 NLC Urges Senate to Reject Sanctuary Cities Amendment "Waters of the U.S." Sees Senate Action, But Rule Remains in Limbo NLC Urges Congress to Protect Local Gains in Transportation Bill

Matthew Colvin, 202.626.3176

Earlier this month,…

Nov 20

In this issue:

NLC Urges Congress to Protect Local Gains in Transportation Bill NLC Provides Guidance to Congress on Funding Priorities for FY2016 NLC Urges Senate to Reject Sanctuary Cities Amendment "Waters of the U.S." Sees Senate Action, But Rule Remains in Limbo NLC Urges Congress to Protect Local Gains in Transportation Bill

Matthew Colvin, 202.626.3176

Earlier this month,…

Nov 19
2015 NLC Distinguished Service to Cities Award
2015 NLC Distinguished Service to Cities Award
  • Finance

The National League of Cities (NLC) presented the 2015 NLC Distinguished Service to Cities Award to the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance at the NLC Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn. earlier this month.

The NLC Distinguished Service to Cities Award is given annually to a partner of the National League of Cities for making a significant contribution…