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NLC News

Feb 24

This article originally appeared on Data-Smart City Solutions.

The rate of new foreclosures increased fourfold during the Great Recession, and even now, they remain above the 2007 level. The burst of the housing bubble worsened real estate trends in many areas that were already grappling with decades-old shifts in population and the manufacturing sector. As a result, a set of difficult…

Feb 24
Press Release
Press Release
  • Technology

Malcom Chapman of the Chapman Group will present, “Public Leadership in the Information Age,” at the Congressional City Conference on Sunday, March 9, 2014 in Washington D.C.

When my teenage son contacted me via text message immediately after an emergency last year, I was extremely grateful for the technology that made communication possible in that critical…

Feb 21

Donna Brazile, political commentator, strategist and author will be this year's Celebrate Diversity Breakfast keynote speaker at the Congressional City Conference.  The breakfast is co-sponsored each year by NLC’s constituency groups: the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO, founder of the breakfast event); the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO); the Gay,…

Feb 21

At this year’s Congressional City Conference, NLC’s five constituency groups are convening special sessions and events to engage their members on the issues that are important to them.  

Women in Municipal Government (WIMG)
WIMG celebrates its 40th anniversary at NLC this year.  Under the leadership of President Mildred Crump, council president, Newark, N.J., the group will…

Feb 20

NLC’s Neil Bomberg and Elizabeth Kellar, president and chief executive officer of the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, will serve as presenters for the interactive seminar, "Leading Your City through the Pension Fund Challenge," on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C.

Cities and towns across America are considering ways to…

Feb 18

The Congressional City Conference is fast approaching, and will feature a number of leading voices on the issues that matter most to cities. Recently announced speakers include U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.

Secretary Foxx brings his experience as mayor of Charlotte, N.C. to his work with the Department of…

Feb 18
  • Health & Wellness

On February 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued its final employer mandate rules governing large employers (those with 50 or more employees) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Known as the “employer shared responsibility” or “employer mandate” rules, these rules require that employers with 50 or more full-time and/or full-time equivalent employees provide those employees and…

Feb 18
Press Release
Press Release
  • Youth & Family

Washington, D.C. - The National League of Cities (NLC) launched a marketing campaign this month with the National Community Tax Coalition (NCTC) to raise awareness of free tax prep options for low- and medium-income residents in New Jersey. Coordinated through NLC's Institute for Youth, Education and Families, the campaign features targeted bus ads, public service announcements and online…

Feb 14
  • Advocacy
  • Federal
Leaders from Cabinet and Capitol Hill to Address Congressional City Conference

Angelina Panettieri, panettieri@nlc.org, 202.626.3196

Attendees of this year's Congressional City Conference, held March 8-12 in Washington, D.C., will hear from a number of leading Washington voices on the policy issues that matter most to cities. Secretary Anthony Foxx of the Department of Transportation…

Feb 14
Leaders from Cabinet and Capitol Hill to Address Congressional City Conference

Angelina Panettieri, panettieri@nlc.org, 202.626.3196

Attendees of this year's Congressional City Conference, held March 8-12 in Washington, D.C., will hear from a number of leading Washington voices on the policy issues that matter most to cities. Secretary Anthony Foxx of the Department of Transportation…