RSS Feed http://www.nlc.org/http://www.nlc.org/rss-feed This is the NLC News and Events RSS Feed en-us Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:54:14 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:54:14 Cities to Congress: Repeal of ACA Must Include Simultaneous Replacement http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-to-congress-repeal-of-aca-must-include-simultaneous-replacement Cities to Congress: Repeal of ACA Must Include Simultaneous Replacement Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-to-congress-repeal-of-aca-must-include-simultaneous-replacement Supreme Court Qualified Immunity Win for Police Officer http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/supreme-court-qualified-immunity-win-for-police-officer Each term the Supreme Court reverses a number of lower court decisions denying police officers qualified immunity. White v. Pauly is the first of such cases this term. It is a win for law enforcement (which could have been bigger). Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/supreme-court-qualified-immunity-win-for-police-officer NLC Honors Build America Mutual (BAM) with Service to Cities Award http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-honors-build-america-mutual-(bam)-with-service-to-cities-award The NLC Distinguished Service to Cities Award, established in 2014, is given annually to a partner of the National League of Cities (NLC) for making a significant contribution to building stronger, more innovative and resilient cities and towns. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-honors-build-america-mutual-(bam)-with-service-to-cities-award New Report on Smart Cities Released by National League of Cities http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/new-report-on-smart-cities-released-by-national-league-of-cities New Report on Smart Cities released by National League of Cities Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/new-report-on-smart-cities-released-by-national-league-of-cities National League of Cities Mourns Passing of Past President Mayor Bill Hudnut http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-mourns-passing-of-past-president-mayor-bill-hudnut National League of Cities Mourns Passing of Past President Mayor Bill Hudnut Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-mourns-passing-of-past-president-mayor-bill-hudnut Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Internet Sales Tax Case http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/supreme-court-refuses-to-hear-internet-sales-tax-case The Supreme Court refused to hear a case involving the question of whether a Colorado law requiring remote sellers to inform Colorado purchasers annually of their purchases and send the same information to the Colorado Department of Revenue is unconstitutional. As is always the case, the Supreme Court gave no reason for denying the petition. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/supreme-court-refuses-to-hear-internet-sales-tax-case National League of Cities Applauds Opioid Funding, Water Infrastructure Improvements in Final Action by Congress http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-applauds-opioid-funding-water-infrastructure-improvements-in-final-action-by-congress National League of Cities Applauds Opioid Funding, Water Infrastructure Improvements in Final Action by Congress Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-applauds-opioid-funding-water-infrastructure-improvements-in-final-action-by-congress False Claims Act Seal Violation Doesn’t Mean Automatic Dismissal of Case http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/false-claims-act-seal-violation-doesn’t-mean-automatic-dismissal-of-case While the Supreme Court has yet to rule whether states and local governments can bring FCA claims, local governments, but not state governments, can be sued for making false claims against the federal government. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/false-claims-act-seal-violation-doesn’t-mean-automatic-dismissal-of-case Mayor Pro-Tempore Bell Honored as a Role Model for Women in Municipal Government http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/mayor-pro-tempore-bell-honored-as-a-role-model-for-women-in-municipal-government Mayor Pro-Tempore Bell Honored as a Role Model for Women in Municipal Government Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/mayor-pro-tempore-bell-honored-as-a-role-model-for-women-in-municipal-government Police Officer Liability for Reasonable Force? http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/police-officer-liability-for-reasonable-force It is undisputed that police officers used reasonable force when they shot Angel Mendez. As officers entered, unannounced, the shack where Mendez was living they saw a silhouette of Mendez pointing what looked like a rifle at them. Yet, the Ninth Circuit awarded him and his wife damages because the officers didn't have a warrant to search the shack thereby "provoking" Mendez. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/police-officer-liability-for-reasonable-force Cities Welcome Passage of Cures Act, Applaud Opioid Provisions http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-welcome-passage-of-cures-act-applaud-opioid-provisions Cities Welcome Passage of Cures Act, Applaud Opioid Provisions Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/cities-welcome-passage-of-cures-act-applaud-opioid-provisions NLC Applauds Release of U.S. Department of Education’s New Juvenile Justice Education Tools http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-applauds-release-of-us-department-of-education’s-new-juvenile-justice-education-tools NLC Applauds Release of U.S. Department of Education’s New Juvenile Justice Education Tools Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-applauds-release-of-us-department-of-education’s-new-juvenile-justice-education-tools Overtime Rules On Hold: Court Grants Nationwide Injunction http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/overtime-rules-on-hold-court-grants-nationwide-injunction Local governments may now ignore the looming deadline of December 1, 2016 to comply with the new overtime rules. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/overtime-rules-on-hold-court-grants-nationwide-injunction Don Zimmerman Receives National Recognition for 50 Years of Service to Arkansas Municipal League http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/don-zimmerman-receives-national-recognition-for-50-years-of-service-to-arkansas-municipal-league Don Zimmerman Receives National Recognition for 50 Years of Service to Arkansas Municipal League Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/don-zimmerman-receives-national-recognition-for-50-years-of-service-to-arkansas-municipal-league NLC President Matt Zone Creates Economic Mobility and Opportunity Task Force http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-president-matt-zone-creates-economic-mobility-and-opportunity-task-force NLC President Matt Zone Creates Economic Mobility and Opportunity Task Force Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-president-matt-zone-creates-economic-mobility-and-opportunity-task-force Councilmember Matt Zone Elected President of the National League of Cities http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/councilmember-matt-zone-elected-president-of-the-national-league-of-cities Councilmember Matt Zone Elected President of the National League of Cities Sat, 19 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/councilmember-matt-zone-elected-president-of-the-national-league-of-cities National League of Cities Announces 2017 Leadership and Board of Directors http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-announces-2017-leadership-and-board-of-directors National League of Cities Announces 2017 Leadership and Board of Directors Sat, 19 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-announces-2017-leadership-and-board-of-directors Ohio Supreme Court Refuses to Extend Quill to a Business-Privilege Tax http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/ohio-supreme-court-refuses-to-extend-quill-to-a-business-privilege-tax In Crutchfield v. Testa the Ohio Supreme Court held that Ohio's commercial activity tax (CAT) applies to online vendors even if they lack a physical presence in the state. More technically, the court refused to extend the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (1992), that states cannot require retailers with no in-state physical presence to collect sales tax, to Ohio's privilege-of-doing-business tax. Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/ohio-supreme-court-refuses-to-extend-quill-to-a-business-privilege-tax National League of Cities Opens City Summit 2016 in Pittsburgh http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-opens-city-summit-2016-in-pittsburgh National League of Cities Opens City Summit 2016 in Pittsburgh Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-opens-city-summit-2016-in-pittsburgh NLC Recognizes Communities and Local Leaders for Achievements in Addressing Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-recognizes-communities-and-local-leaders-for-achievements-in-addressing-childhood-obesity-through-let’s-move-cities-towns-and-counties NLC Recognizes Communities and Local Leaders for Achievements in Addressing Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-recognizes-communities-and-local-leaders-for-achievements-in-addressing-childhood-obesity-through-let’s-move-cities-towns-and-counties 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 March 11-15, 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 NACo-NLC Opioid Epidemic Task Force Report and Recommendations: Overview and Discussion http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/naco-nlc-opioid-epidemic-task-force-report-and-recommendations The task force jointly launched by NACo and the National League of Cities to assess solutions that address the opioid epidemic released a final report on November 17 with recommendations for local, state and federal leaders. On this webinar, we will provide an overview of these recommendations and invite comments and questions from local officials from across the country who are working to address the opioid crisis in their communities. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/naco-nlc-opioid-epidemic-task-force-report-and-recommendations MBK Municipal Leadership: Building Sustainable Infrastructures http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/mbk-municipal-leadership-building-sustainable-infrastructures MBK Municipal Leadership: Building Sustainable Infrastructures Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/mbk-municipal-leadership-building-sustainable-infrastructures 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 Election 2016: What the Results Mean for Cities http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/election-2016-what-the-results-mean-for-cities Election 2016: What the Results Mean for Cities Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/election-2016-what-the-results-mean-for-cities A Level Playing Field: Addressing City Issues through the Lens of Equity http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/a-level-playing-field-addressing-city-issues-through-the-lens-of-equity Please join us for this important web forum as we explore innovative city-led efforts to address racial and ethnic health disparities with leaders from the City of Baltimore and national organizations such as Policy Link who are leading a variety of efforts to better confront these challenges. You will also learn about tools and resources to support efforts to build a Culture of Health and advance health equity. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/a-level-playing-field-addressing-city-issues-through-the-lens-of-equity MBK Municipal Leadership: Implementing Your MBK Plans http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/mbk-municipal-leadership-implementing-your-mbk-plans MBK Municipal Leadership: Implementing Your MBK Plans Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/mbk-municipal-leadership-implementing-your-mbk-plans Innovative City Solutions: Expanding Youth Access to Nutritious Meals http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/innovative-city-solutions-expanding-youth-access-to-nutritious-meals Join us for a webinar highlighting examples of how city leaders are creating opportunities for their youth to access nutritious meals. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/innovative-city-solutions-expanding-youth-access-to-nutritious-meals 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