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Unending Shutdown is Uncharted Territory for Cities, Towns, and Villages Congress Passes Integrated Planning Legislation NLC Urges SAMHSA to Verify if Opioid Funding Supports Local Programs NLC Joins Legal Battle to Halt…
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Flags on the National Mall
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Partial Government Shutdown Both Possible and “Avoidable” Senate and House Pass Bipartisan Farm Bill Congress Expected to Pass Major Criminal Justice Reform Bill Before Holidays Integrated Planning Bill Introduced and Set…
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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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For Cities, Lame Duck Session is Anything but Lame  Congress Once Again Extends NFIP Before Deadline  Climate Change Emerging as Congressional Priority With Bipartisan Support, Criminal Justice Reform Bill Stalls NLC to…
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Capitol_Dome
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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President Signs SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, But More Is Needed NLC Comments on EPA Effort to Revise Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Economy First Set of Rules on Opportunity Zone Funds Released  NLC Comments on EPA…
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View_Inside_Capitol
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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NLC Hosts Mayors in Washington for Capitol Hill Briefing on Opioids Congress Sends Water Resources Bill to President Congress Passes Third Bill to Address Opioid Crisis FAA Bill Secures 5 Years of Federal Support for City…
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Capitol-front
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Bill to Fund Federal Government Awaiting Presidential Signature NLC Leaders Advocate for City Priorities in Washington FAA Reauthorization is Back on Track and Coupled with Disaster Assistance Women Mayors Take Washington…
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Flags_Sunset
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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House Tax Writers Unveil Tax Reform 2.0 in Three Parts Senate to Vote on Bipartisan Opioid Legislation  EPA Initiates Rulemaking on Managing Peak Wet Weather Flows Justice Extends Deadline to Accept FY17 Byrne JAG CED…
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Capitol-Hill-Dome-1
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Senate Passes Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill in Third Minibus Package NLC Releases New Guide on How to Plan for Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure NLC Submits Comments on New Risk Management Proposed Rule FCC Issues Notice…
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U.S. Capitol
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Cities Stand to Benefit from Senate Budget Milestone With August Recess in Full Swing, City Leaders Urge Congress to Rebuild With Us Congress Moves Toward Conference on Farm Bill USDA Seeks Comment on New Rural Broadband…
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Interior of Capitol building dome.
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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FY19 Appropriations: Where Are We Now Outgoing House Chairman Releases Plan to Fix Federal Infrastructure Funding First Peek at Tax Reform 2.0 Congress Extends NFIP Hours Before Deadline Don’t Let Congress Widen the…
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The exterior of the U.S. Capitol Building