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  • Press Release

House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) from a vote this afternoon. The AHCA was designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), and replace it with a new system that would constrict and cap Medicaid…

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  • Federal Advocacy Update

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In a Victory for Cities, House Cancels Vote on the American Health Care Act

Trump Budget Proposal an Attack on Vital City Programs

City Officials to Congress: It Takes Cities to Move America…

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 16, 2017 — This morning, the White House released its budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, featuring sweeping cuts to federal agencies and programs that directly benefit cities nationwide and support the residents who call…

photo - Trump Budget Proposal an Attack on Vital City Programs
photo - Trump Budget Proposal an Attack on Vital City Programs
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 13, 2017 — At a time when cities are under threat from federal funding cuts, more than 2,400 of the nation’s city officials are uniting in Washington this week for the annual National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City…

Crowds of local officials gather for the opening general assembly of CCC 2017
Crowds of local officials gather for the opening general assembly of CCC 2017
  • Press Release

Federal FY 2018 Budget Eliminates Critical Program
for Cities and Counties

WASHINGTON — March 9, 2017 — The following joint statement was issued today from U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO & Executive Director Tom…

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • CitiesSpeak

The case revolves around the interpretation of a federal regulation that bans discrimination “on the basis of sex” in schools that receive federal money. The legal question is whether it can also ban discrimination based…

photo - Supreme Court Will Not Decide Transgender Bathroom Case
photo - Supreme Court Will Not Decide Transgender Bathroom Case
  • CitiesSpeak

Despite ongoing efforts to create more inclusive, gender-equal workplaces, many states currently prevent cities from passing laws mandating employers provide paid leave.

This post was co-authored by Christiana…

photo - When Cities and States Clash, Women and Families Suffer
photo - When Cities and States Clash, Women and Families Suffer
  • CitiesSpeak

Cities accelerate the spread of ideas and drive our national economy – but they are constrained in their ability to realize their full potential for their residents and for the nation.

In the first installment of…

photo - Cities Should Be the Focus of Federalism
photo - Cities Should Be the Focus of Federalism
  • CitiesSpeak

“With longer sessions of Congress, federal elected officials are spending more time in D.C this year. Our members realize that they need to meet Congress here.”

Advanced registration for the Congressional City…

photo - Meet Your Grassroots Advocate
photo - Meet Your Grassroots Advocate
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 7, 2017 — Yesterday evening, House Republicans unveiled a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The plan removes the mandate for health insurance coverage and creates a new system of tax credits focused on…

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