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News interview photo

NLC News

Aug 13
American flags at sunset
American flags at sunset
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

What Do Local Leaders Need to Know about the FCC Cable Order? USCIS Announces Final Rule on Public Charge Take Action on Clean Water Permitting Stay Active During August Recess NOAA Increases Chance for Above-Normal Hurricane Season Next Issue of the Federal Advocacy Update
What Do Local Leaders Need to Know about the FCC Cable Order?

Angelina Panettieri,…

Aug 07
congested street
congested street
  • Infrastructure
  • Transportation

WASHINGTON — August 7, 2019 — Solving the growing infrastructure crisis is a priority for American cities, towns and villages. Communities are counting on every level of government to work together, increase investment opportunities and most of all, drive forward innovative solutions. To explore new city-led solutions, the National League of Cities (NLC) has released a new guide, “Making Space…

Jul 30
American flag outside the U.S. Capitol Building
American flag outside the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

Senate Drops $287B Transportation Reauthorization Proposal Before Recess Join the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council’s Call on Opportunity Zones Final Approval Expected for Bipartisan 2-year Federal Budget Agreement House Champions Introduce Bill on BQD Three Cities Awarded INFRA Grants in USDOT $856 Million Announcement House Passes “Cadillac” Tax…
Jul 16
American flags at sunset
American flags at sunset
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

Take Action! Senate, House Pass PFAS Legislation NLC Advocates for Solutions to National Housing Crisis in New NLC Housing Task Force Report Cities Prepare for the 2020 Census as Final Answer Comes in Citizenship Question Debate EPA Finalizes Affordable Clean Energy Rule In Indianapolis, Reviving a Sleepy Neighborhood Read NLC's Latest Issue Brief on Mental Illness,…
Jul 08
Homes in America
Homes in America
  • Community & Housing
  • Housing

WASHINGTON – July 9, 2019 – Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released a comprehensive affordable housing report entitled “Homeward Bound: The Road to Affordable Housing,” at an event in Washington. The report focuses on the challenges and solutions communities large and small are using to address the nation’s growing affordable housing crisis with cities, towns and villages on the…

Jul 02
Internal view of the US Capitol Building rotunda.
Internal view of the US Capitol Building rotunda.
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

SCOTUS Throws Out Citizenship Question…For Now July 9 Housing Task Force Panel and Report Senate Introduces Companion Bill to Overturn FCC Small Cell Order EPA, Army Corps Seek Comments on Potential Revisions to Mitigation Rule Local Government Lawsuit Against FCC Small Cell Order Moves Forward Federal Advocacy Committees SBLM Recaps
SCOTUS Throws Out Citizenship…
Jun 27
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
  • Federal

WASHINGTON — June 27, 2019 — Today, the Supreme issued its decision in Commerce v. New York and remanded the decision to add an untested citizenship question to the 2020 Census questionnaire back to the agency. In response, Irma Esparza Diggs, Director of Federal Advocacy for the National League of Cities (NLC), released the following statement:

“Today’s ruling reaffirmed that block…

Jun 21
Love My City Banner
Love My City Banner
  • Constituent Relations

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2019 — More than 200 million people across the United States live in a city, town or village that they love. While the country is feeling increasingly divided and polarized, the National League of Cities (NLC) is bringing together top researchers, media partners, corporate leaders and local elected officials to spotlight the connection that residents feel with their cities…

Jun 18
US Capitol
US Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

By creating a pipeline of skilled and trained workers, the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills Act (BUILDS Act)—H.R. 2831 and S. 1517— is a critical component of any infrastructure package that aims to rebuild and reimagine America’s roads, bridges, water and broadband. 

NLC sent this letter to endorse the act and thank the original cosponsors for their…