Vince Williams, Mayor of Union City, Ga., has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Michael H.T. Lynch Memorial Scholarship, allowing him to attend NLC Universityâ€™s annual Leadership Summit.
Described by his fellow elected officials as â€śamong the most visible examples of integrity, honor and compassion in the community,â€ť Mayor Williamsâ€¦
At this yearâ€™s conference, the mobile workshop program has been designed to focus on sustainability in all of its forms â€“ environmental, economic and social. This reflects the goal of Austinâ€™s Mayor and City Council to make Austin the most livable city in the country, a goal that is bound in every way to the concepts of sustainability and community resilience.
While much hasâ€¦
Washington, D.C. - The National League of Cities (NLC) today selected Pittsburgh, Pa. to host the Congress of Cities and Exposition November 16-19, 2016, the nation's largest educational and networking event for city officials. As the host city, Pittsburgh will welcome thousands of local officials and professional staff and help organize educational workshops and mobile tours that will exploreâ€¦
Washington, D.C. - National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., issued the following statement today after President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law:
"We are glad to see President Obama sign the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to help the nation train a workforce that is globally competitive for decadesâ€¦
NLCâ€™s Institute for Youth, Education and Families (YEF Institute) invites cities to apply for grant awards of up to $50,000 to raise awareness of and increase participation in the federal Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs. Through the Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meals (CHAMPS) initiative, mayors and other city officials can ensure that children in theirâ€¦
Join NLC President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., along with Cindy Mann, Deputy Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, to hear insights on how city leaders can develop outreach strategies to connect children and families to health insurance.
NLCâ€™s Institute for Youth, Education and Families (â€¦
At the 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit, city leaders and their guests from around their country will have the opportunity to learn from and work with nationally-renowned experts to explore the topic of innovation through the lenses of personal leadership, city government and the local economy.
At the summit, to be held from Wednesday, August 13 to Saturday, August 16, 2014â€¦
Earlier this week, overÂ NLC's objections, the House passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA, H.R. 3086), a bill that would strip local governments of the authority to tax or impose fees on Internet access.
To help foster the growth of the Internet, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) was first passed in 1998 and placed aÂ temporary banÂ on taxing Internet access; the currentâ€¦
The Congress of Cities and Exposition is fast-approaching, and as the host city, we are thrilled to welcome you to our hometown in November. â€śThe Future of Citiesâ€ť is a fitting conference theme for a city that has been named numerous times recently as Americaâ€™s Most Innovative City. Much of your visit will be spent soaking up as many ideas as possible in seminars, conference sessionsâ€¦