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  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Tax Reform Passes the House and Moves Onto the Senate FCC Votes to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules House Passage of Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Threatens Cities BDAC Needs Local Feedback, Data on Wireless Siting Funding…
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  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Tax Reform Continues to Race Forward Congressional Leaders Remain Undecided on CR House Passes Brownfields Reauthorization City Representatives Defends Against Preemption in FCC Advisory Committee First House Drone Hearing…
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On November 28, 2017, the National League of Cities sent this letter to Congress signed by almost 800 local elected officials and city advocates urging Congress to invest in cities as the tax reform and Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations…

  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 16, 2017 — Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). The bill introduces a new structure of income tax brackets, a lower corporate tax rate, nearly doubles the standard deduction and…

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On November 8, 2017, the National League of Cities and 24 State Municipal Leagues sent this letter to Congress expressing our views on the House Tax Cuts and Job Act, a bill that would significantly alter the fiscal basis of federalism as it has…

  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Tax Plan Takeaways for City Leaders Cities, Start Your Drone Idea Engines Senate Considers Draft Bill to Preempt Local Rights of Way Authority House Votes on Key Healthcare Provisions NLC Conference Delegates to Vote on…
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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 2, 2017 — Today, leadership in the House of Representatives coalition released details on its long-awaited tax reform plan. As proposed, the bill introduces a new structure of income tax brackets, a lower corporate tax rate…

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — October 26, 2017 — Today, President Donald Trump elevated the federal response to the opioid addiction crisis by finally declaring it a public health emergency — but without opening up any new federal funding to combat the epidemic.…

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WASHINGTON —October 26, 2017 —Today, the House narrowly approved the $4 trillion fiscal year 2018 Senate Budget Resolution, which includes reconciliation instructions that removes the threat of filibuster from forthcoming tax reform legislation.…

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — October 25, 2017 — The National League of Cities, National Association of Counties and U.S. Conference of Mayors today issued the following statement on President Trump’s directive to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to establish…

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