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Washington, D.C. – Following the release of the congressional Problem Solvers Caucus’ “March to Common Ground” COVID-19 relief framework, National League of Cities (NLC) CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony issued the following…

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covid-19
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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released its proposed 2020 Financial Capability Assessment for the Clean Water Act, which will help communities plan for water infrastructure improvements. Due to concerns…

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EPA
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Washington, D.C. - On August 28, the U.S. Treasury Office of Inspector General surprised state and local officials with new and contradictory changes to regulatory and…

Treasury
Treasury
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Washington, D.C. - On September 3rd, President Trump issued the “Memorandum on Reviewing Funding to State and Local Government Recipients That Are Permitting Anarchy, Violence, and Destruction in American Cities”. Following the President's memo…

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white house
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Washington, D.C. – Mayors from across the country are calling on Congress and the White House to return to the negotiating table and deliver critical aid to local governments in the next COVID-19 relief package. While Congress is in recess,…

Small Town America
Small Town America
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Washington, D.C. – Following the news of the HEALS Act negotiations stalling unemployment data this morning, National League of Cities (NLC) CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony issued the following statement:

“America’s cities…

Cities Are Essential
Cities Are Essential
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Washington, D.C. – Following the release of July 2020 unemployment data this morning, National League of Cities (NLC) CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony issued the following statement:

“Today’s jobs report underscores the…

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workers
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Following the release of unemployment data for the last week of July, Clarence E. Anthony, CEO and Executive Director, National League of Cities made the following statement:

The data is clear – the economic recovery is stagnant, if not…

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unemployment
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Washington, D.C. – A recent CNBC/Change Research poll found that more than two-thirds of voters support relief for state and local governments facing unprecedented shortfalls due to the pandemic. 69% of voters surveyed at the end of July…

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federal government
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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, members of the Trump Administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly claimed that more than $100 billion in CARES Act funding was still left for local governments to address ongoing budgetary…

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local government