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  • Issue Briefing

Today, cities across the nation are grappling with significant water challenges from aging infrastructure and poor water quality, to water scarcity or flooding. Not only do these challenges impact public health and quality of life, but they also…

Water tap
Water tap
  • CitiesSpeak

The president’s budget proposal includes a $1.2 billion cut to school programs that will impact more than 1,600,000 children and their families.

This April recess, NLC is encouraging city leaders to engage with…

photo - Can Your City Stand to Lose Afterschool Funding?
photo - Can Your City Stand to Lose Afterschool Funding?
  • Issue Briefing

For years, autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, seemed like a fantasy unlikely to come to fruition. However, autonomous vehicles are here now and communities face the challenging questions of how to prepare for them and how to integrate…

Autonomous Vehicles
Autonomous Vehicles
  • Issue Briefing

Talk of “smart cities” seems ubiquitous these days, plus communities are experiencing pressure to prepare for a future that promises autonomous vehicles and fully connected infrastructure. Broadband is critical to the success of these new and…

Broadband
Broadband
  • CitiesSpeak

This webinar on April 25 will discuss the release of a toolkit with information about how to identify and successfully apply for vacant federal properties that can be used to help the homeless in your city.

photo - How Cities Can Acquire Free Land to House and Serve Homeless People
photo - How Cities Can Acquire Free Land to House and Serve Homeless People
  • CitiesSpeak

More than 900 participants at the Department of Energy's 2017 Better Buildings Summit will share proven approaches to cutting energy use in their buildings over the next 10 years.

The U.S. Department of Energy (…

photo - City Leaders – Here's Why the Better Buildings Summit Should Be on Your Calendar
photo - City Leaders – Here's Why the Better Buildings Summit Should Be on Your Calendar
  • CitiesSpeak

Cuts in the administration’s budget proposal threaten funds that cities rely on to invest in water management, clean energy and revitalization efforts across the country. Here’s how these cuts could impact your city.…

photo - President’s Budget Threatens Cities' Ability to Act on Environmental & Infrastructure Issues
photo - President’s Budget Threatens Cities' Ability to Act on Environmental & Infrastructure Issues
  • CitiesSpeak

Included in the administration’s first budget proposal is a $499 billion cut to one of the federal government’s most successful transportation funding programs: TIGER Grants.

This April recess, NLC is encouraging…

photo - How the President’s Budget Proposal Could Stop the Transit Revolution in Its Tracks
photo - How the President’s Budget Proposal Could Stop the Transit Revolution in Its Tracks
  • CitiesSpeak

There are three main questions that cities need to be aware of when dissecting the political rhetoric around sanctuary cities.

This April recess, NLC is encouraging city leaders to engage with their members of…

photo - Is Your City at Risk of Losing Federal Funding?
photo - Is Your City at Risk of Losing Federal Funding?
  • CitiesSpeak

Federally-funded programs like those slated for elimination in President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint have a proven record of results for young children, and simply cannot survive without continued federal support.…

photo - Don’t Cut Funding for Programs That Help Children Thrive in Cities Across the Country
photo - Don’t Cut Funding for Programs That Help Children Thrive in Cities Across the Country