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NLC News

Jun 09

One of the greatest challenges facing professional city administrators is to meet the day-to-day demands of operating a city and at the same time keeping current with new developments and research in their field. 

The National League of Cities has negotiated an agreement with the academic journal, State and Local Government Review (SLGR), to help you do exactly that. SLGR was founded…

Jun 06
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: NLC Urges Support for Modern Workforce Development Program EPA Announces Proposed Rule to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants GASB Proposes Major Changes to Municipal Retiree Benefit Reporting Senate Advances Terrorism Risk Insurance Legislation FY 2015 Appropriations Process Inches Forward Local Officials Named to FCC Intergovernmental Advisory Commission…
Jun 06

Washington, D.C. - The National League of Cities applauded Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler for appointing six municipal representatives to the FCC's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee. The representatives will provide policy guidance, expertise and recommendations to the FCC on policy issues such as technology transitions, broadband deployment and adoption, E-…

Jun 06

In this issue:

NLC Urges Support for Modern Workforce Development Program EPA Announces Proposed Rule to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants GASB Proposes Major Changes to Municipal Retiree Benefit Reporting Senate Advances Terrorism Risk Insurance Legislation FY 2015 Appropriations Process Inches Forward Local Officials Named to FCC Intergovernmental Advisory…
Jun 06

In this issue:

NLC Urges Support for Modern Workforce Development Program EPA Announces Proposed Rule to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants GASB Proposes Major Changes to Municipal Retiree Benefit Reporting Senate Advances Terrorism Risk Insurance Legislation FY 2015 Appropriations Process Inches Forward Local Officials Named to FCC Intergovernmental Advisory…
Jun 06

In this issue:

NLC Urges Support for Modern Workforce Development Program EPA Announces Proposed Rule to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants GASB Proposes Major Changes to Municipal Retiree Benefit Reporting Senate Advances Terrorism Risk Insurance Legislation FY 2015 Appropriations Process Inches Forward Local Officials Named to FCC Intergovernmental Advisory…
Jun 05

National League of Cities Past President Marie Lopez Rogers resigned as mayor of Avondale, Ariz., after being named to the Maricopa County, Ariz. Board of Supervisors. She fills a vacant seat and will run for election in an August primary.

"I congratulate Supervisor Rogers on her new appointment in Maricopa County," said NLC Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony. "She is an ardent…

Jun 02

In a May 29 letter to Senators Tom Harkin, Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray and Johnny Isakson, and Representatives John Kline, George Miller, Virginia Fox and Rubén Hinojosa, National League of Cities (NLC) president Chris Coleman expressed NLC’s support for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA), a bill that was recently introduced in the Senate that would reauthorize the…

Jun 02

Washington, D.C. - National League of Cities (NLC) is proud to announce that June is Small Cities Month. Small Cities Month will highlight and celebrate the enormous contributions small cities and towns make toward the fabric of our nation.

"As a former small town mayor, I can personally attest to the unique and important role our smaller communities play in making our nation a great…

Jun 02

Washington, D.C. - The National League of Cities (NLC) and cities across the nation applauded the Administration's ambitious plan to significantly reduce carbon emissions from the nation's coal-fired power plants, taking a positive step toward mitigating the impact and severity of climate change and building on actions already taken by local governments. Announced today by U.S. Environmental…