Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks to Local Officials at National League of Cities Annual Gathering


Nashville, Tenn.—Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to city leaders during the National League of Cities (NLC) 2015 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn. The vice president's remarks will take place on November 5th as part of the Congress of Cities Opening General Session.

"We are honored to have Vice President Biden address the thousands of city officials that will convene in Nashville next week for the Congress of Cities," said National League of Cities President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah. "The National League of Cities represents cities and towns of all sizes, and our members are eager to hear the vice president address the issues that matter most to cities."

Vice President Joe Biden will address city officials and attendees that will be present at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville. NLC and its member cities have partnered with the administration on programs including Let's Move! Cities, Towns & Counties and TechHire. In addition, NLC has productive partnerships with the Departments of Education, Interior and Housing and Urban Development, Health and Human Services, Department of Energy and Small Business Administration.

The Congress of Cities and Exposition is NLC's annual conference that offers exceptional educational and networking opportunities to increase the effectiveness of local leaders. It is the largest gathering of local elected officials and staff in the country. President Barack Obama addressed NLC's Congressional City Conference, NLC's annual convening in Washington, last March.

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The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.

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