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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON - As the nation prepares for the 2016 election cycle, National League of Cities President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, named a bipartisan group of 17 city officials and state municipal league…

Press Release
Press Release
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 7, 2015 More than 2,000 city leaders and delegates from cities and towns across the country are convening in Washington for the 50th annual National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference…

Press Release
Press Release
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Mark Your Calendar with These Conference Highlights  FCC Decides on Municipal Broadband Petitions and Net Neutrality  NLC Advocacy Priority Issue Updates Issue Update: E-fairness Issue Update: Investing in Local Transportation…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Florida City Leaders Call on Congress to Preserve Transportation Funding, Municipal Bonds Obama 'Goes Local': How the FY2016 Budget Proposal Will Affect Your City March 5: Webinar on NLC 2015 Advocacy Priorities, President's Budget…
  • Press Release

Last month in his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke about a number of initiatives to help the middle class grow and prosper in the years to come. In the $4 trillion budget the president released last week, he outlined proposals to…

Obama Signs Budget
Obama Signs Budget
  • CitiesSpeak

This is the second in a series of closer looks at new members of Congress coming from city government office.

  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: NLC Calls on President to "Go Local" in FY2016 Budget  NLC and Mayors United in Support of Immigration Reform Coleman, Foxx: We need federal money for local roads 2015 Policy & Advocacy Committee Leadership Announced  NLC…
  • CitiesSpeak

This is the first in series of closer looks at new members of Congress coming from city government office.

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.-14) is no stranger to city…

  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Cities Urge President Obama to ‘Go Local' in 2015 State of the Union Address  Congress Finally Extends Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Local Governments Mostly Win Cell Tower Supreme Court Case  Former City Leaders Have Strong…
  • CitiesSpeak

Do you remember your first day of freshman orientation? Did you feel lost on the large campus, worried about making new connections with your classmates, or excited about new opportunities?

This week, as the 114th Congress convenes,…

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