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NLC News

Mar 04

President Obama used the backdrop of the historic Union Depot Station in Saint Paul, Minn. to announce another round of federal TIGER grants – the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery – competitive grant program that has provided 270 communities with an opportunity to make strategic multimodal transportation investments since its inception five years ago. The $600 million in…

Mar 04

Washington, D.C.  – Following passage of the Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370) by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier today,…

Mar 04

Washington, D.C.  - After President Barack Obama released his budget proposal for FY2015 earlier today, National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony issued this statement:

 "We appreciate President Obama's attention to cities in his FY2015 budget proposal through his support of investments in transportation infrastructure, education, green infrastructure and…

Mar 03

The NLC University will host 11 training seminars on March 8 and 9 at NLC’s Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. The Congressional City Conference is an annual convening of elected officials, city and state municipal league staff centering on policy and advocacy issues that offers attendees the opportunity to advocate for federal priorities on Capitol Hill.

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Feb 28

There is little to get excited about in Congress these days, but the reintroduction of a bipartisan energy efficiency bill is welcome news. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) reintroduced their marquee energy efficiency bill, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, with the addition of ten bipartisan amendments and ten new sponsors (five Republicans and five…

Feb 28
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
In this issue: House Considers Flood Insurance Bill President Announces $600 Million in TIGER Grants House Judiciary Committee to Hold Marketplace Fairness Hearing Senators Reintroduce Energy Efficiency Bill, Renew Push for Floor Action Policy & Advocacy Committees to Meet in Washington House Ways and Means Chair Creatively Caps Municipal Bond Exemption in Draft Tax Reform Plan NLC…
Feb 28

Local outreach campaigns can strengthen the financial security and well-being of a community's residents and bring significant additional resources to the local economy. To learn more, local officials should attend NLC University’s March 9th seminar, Strengthening Local Families and Cities: Connecting Residents to Federal and State Benefits at the Congressional City Conference.

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Feb 28

In this issue:

House Considers Flood Insurance Bill President Announces $600 Million in TIGER Grants House Judiciary Committee to Hold Marketplace Fairness Hearing Senators Reintroduce Energy Efficiency Bill, Renew Push for Floor Action Policy & Advocacy Committees to Meet in Washington House Ways and Means Chair Creatively Caps Municipal Bond Exemption in Draft Tax Reform Plan NLC…
Feb 28

In this issue:

House Considers Flood Insurance Bill President Announces $600 Million in TIGER Grants House Judiciary Committee to Hold Marketplace Fairness Hearing Senators Reintroduce Energy Efficiency Bill, Renew Push for Floor Action Policy & Advocacy Committees to Meet in Washington House Ways and Means Chair Creatively Caps Municipal Bond Exemption in Draft Tax Reform Plan NLC…
Feb 28

In this issue:

House Considers Flood Insurance Bill President Announces $600 Million in TIGER Grants House Judiciary Committee to Hold Marketplace Fairness Hearing Senators Reintroduce Energy Efficiency Bill, Renew Push for Floor Action Policy & Advocacy Committees to Meet in Washington House Ways and Means Chair Creatively Caps Municipal Bond Exemption in Draft Tax Reform Plan NLC…