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NLC News

Nov 22

Austin, Texas - The following statement is attributed to the National League of Cities:

"As the nation awaits the Grand Jury decision in the Michael Brown case, the National League of Cities urges all communities to remain calm and practice restraint during the emotional days to come.

"We call on all protestors to remain peaceful as they exercise their right to protest, and…

Nov 21
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: Pass Marketplace Fairness This Holiday Shopping Season NLC Responds to President's Immigration Action NLC Calls on EPA to Clarify Proposed Water Rules President's Climate Task Force Recommends Stronger Partnership Former Mayor to Lead White House Intergovernmental Affairs Office HUD Announces 2014 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Pass Marketplace Fairness This…
Nov 21
Press Release
Press Release
  • Leadership & Management

New annual report provides unique window into the current conditions and future direction of our cities and our country

AUSTIN, Texas -- As the prominence of cities continues to grow, the voice of our nation's mayors is quickly becoming a barometer for the contemporary conditions and the future direction of our country. Released today, NLC's new annual report, State of the…

Nov 21

In this issue:

Pass Marketplace Fairness This Holiday Shopping Season NLC Responds to President's Immigration Action NLC Calls on EPA to Clarify Proposed Water Rules President's Climate Task Force Recommends Stronger Partnership Former Mayor to Lead White House Intergovernmental Affairs Office HUD Announces 2014 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Pass Marketplace Fairness This…
Nov 20

At a celebratory event at NLC’s Congress of Cities in Austin, NLC honored cities and counties for their leadership and dedication to ending childhood obesity and improving the health of their residents.

Local elected officials have a key role to play in ensuring children in their communities reach their full potential and live healthy lives. Through their participation in Let’s…

Nov 20
Press Release
Press Release
  • Community & Housing

Austin, TX - As 3,000 city officials gathered in Austin, Texas, for the National League of Cities (NLC) annual meeting, it remained clear that comprehensive immigration reform is overdue. NLC welcomes the president's use of executive authority to take steps to fix our country's immigration system.

For years NLC has called for federal action to fix the nation's broken immigration system…

Nov 20
Press Release
Press Release
  • Community & Housing

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and National League of Cities (NLC) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help fight against veteran homelessness in cities across the country. To date, more than 255 cities, counties and states are pledging to end veteran homelessness in their communities by 2015 using the power of…

Nov 20
  • City Government

Austin, Texas - Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) recognized the efforts of nearly 460 mayors, city council members, county commissioners and other local elected officials nationwide for their commitment to achieving health and wellness goals for Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). More than 60 million Americans are now living in LMCTC communities that are dedicated to…

Nov 19
Press Release
Press Release
  • Leadership & Management

WHEREAS, Thomas M. Menino was elected five times to the Boston City Council and then five times as Boston's mayor, becoming the longest serving and most recognizable mayor in the city's history;

WHEREAS, Mayor Menino dedicated his three decades of public service to making Boston a better place - for children, for families, for all of its residents - and he succeeded, leaving Boston a…