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NLC News

Nov 18
  • Courts

In Crutchfield v. Testa the Ohio Supreme Court held that Ohio's commercial activity tax (CAT) applies to online vendors even if they lack a physical presence in the state. More technically, the court refused to extend the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (1992), that states cannot require retailers with no in-state physical presence to collect sales tax, to Ohio's…

Nov 17

WASHINGTON — Today, the City-County National Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic released a new report called, A Prescription for Action: Local Resolve in Ending the Opioid Crisis. The report provides recommendations for how local officials can respond to the growing opioid epidemic through strong leadership, a focus on education and prevention, expansion of treatment and reassessing public…

Nov 17

PITTSBURGH — November 17, 2016 — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) recognized more than 30 cities and counties, and three local leaders for their efforts to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in their communities through Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). The cities were recognized at an award ceremony today at NLC's City Summit in Pittsburgh.

"Across…

Nov 17

PITTSBURGH — More than 3,000 local leaders and staff have convened in Pittsburgh for the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 City Summit (formerly known as the Congress of Cities) to network, discuss city priorities and learn best practices. Over the next few days, mayors, councilmembers and city staff will attend informative workshops, take mobile tours and education sessions at the David L…

Nov 16

NLC's City of the Future Series Continues with Examination of the Future of Work in Cities

WASHINGTON — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released its report, The Future of Work in Cities, which examines societal shifts and advancements in technology that are impacting the rapidly changing American workforce. The report outlines solutions to help…

Nov 15
  • Environment & Sustainability
In ULI Fall Meeting

Originally posted at: ULI Toronto

In this four part series, ULI Toronto members who received a scholarship to the ULI Fall Meeting reflect on their time at the meeting, and how they can incorporate their learnings to city-building in Toronto.

Vincent Tong, Toronto Community Housing

After hearing I was one of a few lucky recipients of the…

Nov 14
  • Environment & Sustainability
In press release, Rose Fellowship

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced that mayors from four cities – Anchorage, Alaska; Grand Rapids, Michigan; San José, California and Washington, D.C. – have been selected as the 2017 class of Daniel Rose Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. Mayors Ethan Berkowitz…

Nov 14

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced that mayors from four cities - Anchorage, Alaska; Grand Rapids, Michigan; San José, California and Washington, D.C. - have been selected as the 2017 class of Daniel Rose Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. Mayors Ethan Berkowitz, Rosalynn Bliss, Sam Liccardo and…

Nov 10

TEMPE, Ariz. — November, 10 2016 — The National League of Cities (NLC) and the Wells Fargo Foundation today commenced its Leadership in Community Resilience Program (LCRP) in Tempe, the first city to join the pilot program. Initially announced in March 2016, the program will connect national experts with local leaders to provide technical assistance and professional development training to…

Nov 08

WASHINGTON—The National League of Cities (NLC), the nation's largest and most representative organization of city officials, congratulates Donald J. Trump on his election as president of the United States. NLC looks forward to working with the Trump administration on programs and initiatives that support local leadership and build stronger communities.
 
"On behalf of the nation's…