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We’re proud to announce an all-star lineup of local leaders will join NLC in advocating for city needs at the conventions, including New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (DNC), Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (DNC), Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (DNC),…

  • Commentary/Leadership Article

America’s challenges will get worse without the support and commitment of the next administration to city issues.

by Carolyn Coleman

For over a year, the nation – and the world – has been wrapped up in the contest for the highest…

  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Make a Difference for Cities: Become A Federal Advocacy Committee Member Cities Still Seeking a Fair e-Fairness Solution Senate Begins Consideration of Water Resources Bill; House Action Stalled NLC Pushes for Solutions and…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: NLC Board and Federal Advocacy Committees Convene in Kansas City Supreme Court Halts Deferred Action Immigration Program FAA Recognizes Local Authority in New Drone Regulations Going to the DNC or RNC Convention? Join NLC for…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Georgia Leaders and NLC Constituency Groups Lobby Capitol Hill for City Priorities Going to the DNC or RNC Convention? Join NLC for Special Events! NLC Urges Senate to Vote on Water Resources Bill Local Governments Prepare for New…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Georgia and Florida Local Leaders Fly-In to Washington to Advocate for Cities NLC Tells FCC to Protect Public Access Channels Local Governments Protected in Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling House Committee Advances Water Resources Bill…
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Russell Senate Office Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Cities Tell Congress: Infrastructure Matters Senate Committee Passes Brownfields Legislation with NLC's Support Hill Staff tell Local Officials to Expect More Funding Delays in FY 2017 DOL Publishes New Overtime Rule In Meeting…
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Flags in DC
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Take Action on Infrastructure Investment NLC Urges House Action on Brownfields Reauthorization House Poised to Act on Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic Next Week E-Fairness Headed to Supreme Court?  NLC Honors FAST Act…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Advocating for Infrastructure: Sharing Your Transportation Success Stories  Congress Takes Action on NLC Environmental Priorities Despite City Opposition, Senate Includes Federal Preemption in FAA Bill NLC Gears Up for…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: National City-County Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic Holds Inaugural Convening Senate Moves Forward with Federal Preemption in FAA Bill Learn How Cities Can Participate in Infrastructure Week NLC Highlights City Leadership in…