News interview photo
News interview photo

NLC News

May 22
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

During Infrastructure Week, City Leaders Press Congress to Invest and Rebuild Federal Funding Maintained for City Priorities in FY19 First Draft Spending Bills House Passes Senate Banking Bill Senate and House Release Water Resources Bills Perkins Act Reauthorization May Have New Life in Senate Senate Judiciary Committee Advances the Substance Abuse Prevention Act…
May 14
Water tower and highway
Water tower and highway
  • Infrastructure

Press Contact:
Sam Warlick
(202) 626-3062
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2018

City Leaders Press Congress to Rebuild America’s Failing Infrastructure
Underscoring critical needs in cities during Infrastructure Week

WASHINGTON – May 14, 2018 – With the nation facing a $2 trillion investment gap in…

May 08
U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

Rebuild With Us During Infrastructure Week Rescission Proposal Would Clawback Existing Funds for City Priorities NLC Opposes Clean Power Plan Repeal Aviation Bill Moves to Senate and Autonomous Vehicles Bill May Ride Along DOJ Should Release 2017 Law Enforcement Grants New “No-Low” Bus Grants Available from Federal Transit Rebuild With Us During Infrastructure Week…
May 07
Dr. Biden
Dr. Biden
  • Afterschool
  • Education

Video of Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden and Panel Featuring City Representatives is archived at www.facebook.com/nationalleagueofcities

WASHINGTON — May 7, 2018 — Today, representatives from six cities detailed how they have generated innovative and scalable models to increase access to locally-applicable postsecondary education and workforce training programs…

Apr 27
City Council Presidents in Chicago
City Council Presidents in Chicago
  • Leadership & Management

From rebuilding America’s infrastructure to providing affordable housing to residents, city leaders share strategies that address challenges unique to nation’s largest cities

CHICAGO — April 28, 2018 — In partnership with the Chicago City Council, the National League of Cities (NLC) today convened 15 city council presidents from America’s largest cities to…

Apr 24
Inside of Capitol Building.
Inside of Capitol Building.
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

New Tool: Workforce Investment Strategies to Support Local Economies NLC Weighs In on Farm Bill Priorities as House Committee Passes Bill Congress Pushes to Pass Additional Legislation to Combat the Opioid Epidemic NLC Supports Legislation to Restore Brownfields Tax Incentive FAA Bill Takes Off in House with Disaster and Mitigation Provisions Riding Along President…
Apr 13
San Juan, PR
San Juan, PR
  • Infrastructure
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Membership Offer to Help Cities During the Recovery and Reconstruction Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — April 13, 2018 — The National League of Cities (NLC), a non-partisan organization that promotes the interests of cities across the United States, offered Puerto Rico’s 78 municipalities complimentary NLC…

Apr 10
Capitol Building with American Flag
Capitol Building with American Flag
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

Will Congress Rebuild With Us? Important Updates for Cities on Census Rural Leaders: Ensure Your Community Gets Mobile Coverage Additional Support for Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment E-Fairness Gets Its Day in Court EPA Announces Water Infrastructure Funding Opportunity Proposed NLC Policy Resolutions and Amendments Due June 14, 2018 Will Congress Return to…
Apr 05
Local democracy
Local democracy
  • Preemption

WASHINGTON — April 4, 2018 — Today the National League of Cities (NLC), in partnership with state municipal leagues, released an update to its report, City Rights in an Era of Preemption, that reveals state preemption of local authority is increasing throughout the country. From minimum wage to municipal broadband, the report illuminates the worsening trend of infringements on local democracy…

Apr 04
Columbus, Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
  • Land Use

COLUMBUS, OHIO — April 3, 2018 — The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working with Mayor Andrew J. Ginther to advise the city of Columbus, Ohio, on a strategy to ensure its neighborhoods include housing for people with a broad spectrum of incomes as the city continues to attract new investment and…