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NLC News

May 12

Washington, D.C. - National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the introduction of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act by U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), David Vitter (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY):

"We are pleased to see the release of a bipartisan Senate proposal for a six-year surface transportation bill…

May 09
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: As One Year Anniversary Passes, NLC Tells House Cost of Inaction On E-Fairness Too Great Transportation Debate Shifts Into Higher Gear House Appropriators Support Local Officials on CDBG NLC Supports EPA Greenhouse Gas Proposal NLC Seeks Comment Extension on Water of the US Proposed Rule NLC Urges the FCC to Modernize E-Rate Program NLC Joins in Supporting Infrastructure…
May 09

In this issue:

As One Year Anniversary Passes, NLC Tells House Cost of Inaction On E-Fairness Too Great Transportation Debate Shifts Into Higher Gear
May 09

In this issue:

As One Year Anniversary Passes, NLC Tells House Cost of Inaction On E-Fairness Too Great Transportation Debate Shifts Into Higher Gear
May 09

In this issue:

As One Year Anniversary Passes, NLC Tells House Cost of Inaction On E-Fairness Too Great Transportation Debate Shifts Into Higher Gear
May 08

Washington, D.C. - On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Senate passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act, National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., today issued this statement:

"One year ago this week, the Senate passed the bipartisan Marketplace Fairness Act, taking a decisive step in the decades-long fight to ensure that online retailers…

May 05

Congress prepares for a busy week on transportation authorization with several upcoming hearings. This comes after Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced last week a multiyear $302 billion highway, bridge, transit and rail program.

This week, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing with Secretary Foxx, while the Senate Environment and Public Works…

May 05

Members of the National League of Cities who are interested in attending the 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit are eligible to apply for a $2,500 Michael H.T. Lynch Memorial Scholarship. The application process is currently underway with a deadline of July 15, 2014. The scholarship recipient can use the award to cover Leadership Summit registration costs and defray travel expenses.

May 05
Press Release
Press Release
  • Education

Saint Paul, Minn. - National League of Cities (NLC) President and Mayor of Saint Paul Chris Coleman today joined University of Minnesota youth development experts for a two-day summit with Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to examine the role of social and emotional learning (SEL) and strategies for engaging youth to develop SEL skills. Leaders from a variety of community organizations…

May 02

Twenty representatives of Michigan cities gathered in Lansing recently for a summit on increasing community and economic development by raising educational attainment - the first of a series of statewide summits taking place throughout 2014.

The Municipal Leaders’ Summit on Postsecondary Success  occurred thanks to a four-way partnership among the Michigan Municipal League (MML),…