RSS Feed http://www.nlc.org/http://www.nlc.org/rss-feed This is the NLC News and Events RSS Feed en-us Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:34 Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:34 The Elected Official as Chief Innovation Officer http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/the-elected-official-as-chief-innovation-officer Patrick Ibarra will serve as the facilitator for the 2014 Annual Leadership Summit, "Leading through Innovation," to be hosted by the city of Mountain View, CA, and held on August 13-16 at the Santa Clara Hilton. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/the-elected-official-as-chief-innovation-officer Cities Applaud House Passage of Water Resources Bill, Urge Swift Conference Action http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-applaud-house-passage-of-water-resources-bill-urge-swift-conference-action Cities Applaud House Passage of Water Resources Bill, Urge Swift Conference Action Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-applaud-house-passage-of-water-resources-bill-urge-swift-conference-action Cities Across the Country Submit Comment on Clean Energy Incentive Program in Support of EPA's Clean Power Plan http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-across-the-country-submit-comment-on-clean-energy-incentive-program-in-support-of-epas-clean-power-plan Cities Across the Country Submit Comment on Clean Energy Incentive Program in Support of EPA's Clean Power Plan Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-across-the-country-submit-comment-on-clean-energy-incentive-program-in-support-of-epas-clean-power-plan SCOTUS to Decide when State and Local Governments Must Police Private Actor Compliance with the ADA http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/scotus-to-decide-when-state-and-local-governments-must-police-private-actor-compliance-with-the-ada In Ivy v. Morath, the Supreme Court will decide when state and local governments are responsible for ensuring that a private actor complies with the ADA. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/scotus-to-decide-when-state-and-local-governments-must-police-private-actor-compliance-with-the-ada Coalition Commends the Senate’s Passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-joins-coalition-in-commending-the-senate’s-passage-of-the-water-resources-development-act National League of Cities Joins Coalition in Commending the Senate’s Passage of the Water Resources Development Act Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-joins-coalition-in-commending-the-senate’s-passage-of-the-water-resources-development-act National League of Cities Mourns Passing of Councilmember Dejerilyn King Henderson http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-mourns-passing-of-councilmember-dejerilyn-king-henderson National League of Cities Mourns Passing of Councilmember Dejerilyn King Henderson Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-mourns-passing-of-councilmember-dejerilyn-king-henderson Study Shows National League of Cities’ LIFT-UP Program Helps Cities Recoup Lost Revenue & Families Build Financial Security http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/study-shows-national-league-of-cities’-lift-up-program-helps-cities-recoup-lost-revenue-and-families-build-financial-security Study Shows National League of Cities’ LIFT-UP Program Helps Cities Recoup Lost Revenue & Families Build Financial Security Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/study-shows-national-league-of-cities’-lift-up-program-helps-cities-recoup-lost-revenue-and-families-build-financial-security National League of Cities Announces CHAMPS Initiative in Three States to Provide More Afterschool and Summer Meals to Students http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-announces-champs-initiative-in-three-states-to-provide-more-afterschool-and-summer-meals-to-students National League of Cities Announces CHAMPS Initiative in Three States to Provide More Afterschool and Summer Meals to Students Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-announces-champs-initiative-in-three-states-to-provide-more-afterschool-and-summer-meals-to-students Cities Applaud U.S. and China for Action on Climate Change http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-applaud-us-and-china-for-action-on-climate-change Cities Applaud U.S. and China for Action on Climate Change Sun, 04 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-applaud-us-and-china-for-action-on-climate-change SCOTUS to Decide “Catch-22,” or “You Only Have Yourself to Blame” Redistricting Case http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/scotus-to-decide-“catch-22”-or-“you-only-have-yourself-to-blame”-redistricting-case Is the North Carolina legislature caught in a "Catch-22," or are its problems entirely of its own making? The Supreme Court might weigh in on McCrory v. Harris. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/scotus-to-decide-“catch-22”-or-“you-only-have-yourself-to-blame”-redistricting-case Teamwork is the Driving Force Behind 2016 Lynch Scholarship Recipient http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/teamwork-is-the-driving-force-behind-2016-lynch-scholarship-recipient Sesser, Illinois, Mayor Chad Jason Ashmore believes that success in leadership is a team effort. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/teamwork-is-the-driving-force-behind-2016-lynch-scholarship-recipient County-City Opioid Task Force Continues Work http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/county-city-opioid-task-force-continues-work County-City Opioid Task Force Continues Work Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/county-city-opioid-task-force-continues-work SCOTUS to Decide Whether Fourth Amendment Malicious Prosecution Claims are Possible http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/scotus-to-decide-whether-fourth-amendment-malicious-prosecution-claims-are-possible What does a litigant do when the statute of limitations has run on his or her best claim? Get creative, of course – especially when the Supreme Court has left the door open. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/scotus-to-decide-whether-fourth-amendment-malicious-prosecution-claims-are-possible Proposed NLC Policy Resolutions and Amendments Due August 31, 2016 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/proposed-nlc-policy-resolutions-and-amendments-due-august-31-2016 NLC's National Municipal Policy and Resolutions (NMP) are the foundation for the organization's federal advocacy in policy matters before Congress, the administration, and the courts. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/proposed-nlc-policy-resolutions-and-amendments-due-august-31-2016 New Report on Cities and Drones Released by National League of Cities http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/new-report-on-cities-and-drones-released-by-national-league-of-cities The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced the release of Cities and Drones, a new report that provides cities with insight on the recently released Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules relating to drone operation. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/new-report-on-cities-and-drones-released-by-national-league-of-cities In Blow to Local Authority, Sixth Circuit Court Reverses FCC Action on Municipal Broadband http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/in-blow-to-local-authority-sixth-circuit-court-reverses-fcc-action-on-municipal-broadband Following the decision issued today by the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that reverses the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) 2015 action in support of local broadband projects, National League of Cities (NLC) CEO & Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/in-blow-to-local-authority-sixth-circuit-court-reverses-fcc-action-on-municipal-broadband 105 Cities Meet White House Challenge to Have Police-Community Dialogues http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/105-cities-meet-white-house-challenge-to-have-police-community-dialogues 105 Cities Meet White House Challenge to Have Police-Community Dialogues Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/105-cities-meet-white-house-challenge-to-have-police-community-dialogues McAllen, Texas Becomes First Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Participant to Earn “All-Star Community” Designation http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/mcallen-texas-becomes-first-let’s-move-cities-towns-and-counties-participant-to-earn-“all-star-community”-designation The Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) program celebrated a significant achievement today as the City of McAllen, Texas, became the first city nationwide to earn an "All-Star Community" designation. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/mcallen-texas-becomes-first-let’s-move-cities-towns-and-counties-participant-to-earn-“all-star-community”-designation National League of Cities Stands with Charlotte, Affirms City as Host of 2017 City Summit http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-stands-with-charlotte-affirms-city-as-host-of-2017-city-summit The National League of Cities (NLC) affirmed its commitment to bring City Summit, the organization's annual fall conference that convenes more than 4,000 city leaders and other officials, to the City of Charlotte in 2017. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-stands-with-charlotte-affirms-city-as-host-of-2017-city-summit President’s Clean Energy Initiative Could Jumpstart Residential PACE Programs Nationwide http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/president’s-clean-energy-initiative-could-jumpstart-residential-pace-programs-nationwide This week, President Obama announced the Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative to advance solar energy deployment across the country, particularly for low- and middle-income households. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/president’s-clean-energy-initiative-could-jumpstart-residential-pace-programs-nationwide Congressional City Conference 2017 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/congressional-city-conference-2017 Washington, DC has been attracting visionaries, revolutionaries, and doers since 1790. As a city leader, you fit right in. Be a part of a long history of men and women who have come to Washington to make a difference for the lives of others.Each year, the Congressional City Conference provides delegates with the opportunity to hear from policy makers and to educate members of Congress about the needs of cities.Come to Washington, DC over March 11-16, 2017 to become a history-maker for your community. You’ll get the information you need about federal policies affecting cities, and use what you’ve learned to make an impact on Capitol Hill. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/congressional-city-conference-2017 City Summit 2016 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/city-summit-2016 NLC’s City Summit (formerly Congress of Cities) is coming to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 16-19, 2016. See how this once-industrial town has transformed into a beautiful and vibrant city. Its architecture, food, artists, museums, and universities are attracting young professionals and creating a place where people love to live. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the new Pittsburgh by attending the new NLC City Summit. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/city-summit-2016 2016 NLC-RISC Staff Conference http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nlc-risc-staff-conference 2016 NLC-RISC Staff Conference Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nlc-risc-staff-conference MBK Municipal Leadership: Advancing Racial Equity to Improve Outcomes for Boys and Men of Color http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/mbk-municipal-leadership-advancing-racial-equity-to-improve-outcomes-for-boys-and-men-of-color MBK Municipal Leadership: Advancing Racial Equity to Improve Outcomes for Boys and Men of Color Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/mbk-municipal-leadership-advancing-racial-equity-to-improve-outcomes-for-boys-and-men-of-color 2016 NLC University Leadership Summit: Leading Collaborative Communities http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nlc-university-leadership-summit-leading-collaborative-communities 2016 NLC University Leadership Summit: Leading Collaborative Communities Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nlc-university-leadership-summit-leading-collaborative-communities Cities Strategies to Reach the Remaining Uninsured Briefing http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/cities-strategies-to-reach-the-remaining-uninsured-briefing Cities Strategies to Reach the Remaining Uninsured Briefing Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/cities-strategies-to-reach-the-remaining-uninsured-briefing New NLC Research: LIFT-UP Pilot Improves Utility Collections While Helping Families http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/new-nlc-research-lift-up-pilot-improves-utility-collections-while-helping-families New NLC Research: LIFT-UP Pilot Improves Utility Collections While Helping Families Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/new-nlc-research-lift-up-pilot-improves-utility-collections-while-helping-families Signs and Speech One Year After Reed http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/signs-and-speech-one-year-after-reed Signs and Speech One Year After Reed Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/signs-and-speech-one-year-after-reed Learn How to Make a Difference for Your City and Cities Nationwide http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/learn-how-to-make-a-difference-for-your-city-and-cities-nationwide Learn How to Make a Difference for Your City and Cities Nationwide Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/learn-how-to-make-a-difference-for-your-city-and-cities-nationwide 2016 HELO Annual Leadership Retreat http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-helo-annual-leadership-retreat 2016 HELO Annual Leadership Retreat Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-helo-annual-leadership-retreat Lifeline: How New Federal Rules Can Help Low-Income Residents Get Connected http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/lifeline-how-new-federal-rules-can-help-low-income-residents-get-connected Lifeline: How New Federal Rules Can Help Low-Income Residents Get Connected Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/lifeline-how-new-federal-rules-can-help-low-income-residents-get-connected Funding Transportation Priorities in Your City http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/funding-transportation-priorities-in-your-city Funding Transportation Priorities in Your City Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/funding-transportation-priorities-in-your-city 2016 NBC-LEO Summer Conference http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nbc-leo-summer-conference 2016 NBC-LEO Summer Conference Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nbc-leo-summer-conference 2016 NLC Summer Board and Leadership Meeting http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nlc-summer-board-and-leadership-meeting 2016 NLC Summer Board and Leadership Meeting Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-nlc-summer-board-and-leadership-meeting Zika Virus: What Cities Need to Know http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/zika-virus-what-cities-need-to-know Zika Virus: What Cities Need to Know Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/zika-virus-what-cities-need-to-know Securing Our Water Future: 21st Century Solutions for 21st Century Cities http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/securing-our-water-future-21st-century-solutions-for-21st-century-cities Securing Our Water Future: 21st Century Solutions for 21st Century Cities Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/securing-our-water-future-21st-century-solutions-for-21st-century-cities #InfrastructureMatters for State and Local Governments: A Capitol Hill Briefing on Financing America's Infrastructure Future http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/infrastructurematters-for-state-and-local-governments-a-capitol-hill-briefing-on-financing-americas-infrastructure-future #InfrastructureMatters for State and Local Governments: A Capitol Hill Briefing on Financing America's Infrastructure Future Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/infrastructurematters-for-state-and-local-governments-a-capitol-hill-briefing-on-financing-americas-infrastructure-future 2016 Women In Municipal Government Summer Conference http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-wimg-summer-conference 2016 Women In Municipal Government Summer Conference Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2016-wimg-summer-conference Building Broadband Opportunities: How Local Leaders Can Make a Difference - Part 1 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/building-broadband-opportunities-how-local-leaders-can-make-a-difference-part-1 Building Broadband Opportunities: How Local Leaders Can Make a Difference - Part 1 Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/building-broadband-opportunities-how-local-leaders-can-make-a-difference-part-1 Building Broadband Opportunities: How Local Leaders Can Make a Difference - Part 2 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/building-broadband-opportunities-how-local-leaders-can-make-a-difference-part-2 Building Broadband Opportunities: How Local Leaders Can Make a Difference - Part 2 Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/building-broadband-opportunities-how-local-leaders-can-make-a-difference-part-2