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NLC News

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…

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…

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…

Feb 13

Jack Calhoun will serve as the lead facilitator for the interactive seminar, "Fostering Positive Police-Community Relations"  at the Congressional City Conference on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C. This NLC University seminar will also feature a presentation from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Director Ron Davis.

When asked to…

Feb 11
  • Advocacy

Washington, D.C. - National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. today released this statement calling on Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling limit:

"As the federal government approaches its debt ceiling, cities call on Congress and the Administration to act responsibly and to avoid another fiscal showdown. Let's not even get close to…

Feb 11

Washington, D.C. - The National League of Cities (NLC) joined the Florida League of Cities, Florida Association of Counties and others to hold meetings with White House officials and members of Congress to urge a delay to the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Act to reform the National Flood Insurance Program. While the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to postpone implementation…