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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — August 16, 2018 — Today the National League of Cities (NLC) announced that it is joining the steering committee for the “Opportunity Starts at Home" campaign, a multi-sector initiative focused on advancing federal solutions that…

American housing
American housing
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

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…
Interior of Capitol building dome.
Interior of Capitol building dome.
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — July 31, 2018 — With the signing of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act by the president, the National League of Cities (NLC) is pleased to see the passage of legislation that reauthorizes the…

The White House
The White House
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

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…
The exterior of the U.S. Capitol Building
The exterior of the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — July 27, 2018 — Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) voted today to continue work on a “Model Code for States” framework for small cell wireless infrastructure…

Chairman Pai
Chairman Pai
  • Press Release

The following statement may be attributed to the National League of Cities (NLC), National Association of Counties (NACo), National Governors Association (NGA), Council of State Governments (CSG) and the National Council of State Legislatures (…

Road construction
Road construction
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — July 26, 2018 — Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) voted today to adopt the “Model Code for Municipalities” framework for 5G broadband deployment. The following…

Federal Communications Commission building
Federal Communications Commission building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — July 20, 2018 — With the recent workforce announcement from the White House on the National Council for the American Worker, its advisory board and the new Pledge to America’s Workers, the National League of Cities (NLC) is pleased…

White House
White House
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Supreme Court Finally Kills Quill NLC Board and Federal Advocacy Committees Convene in Little Rock Farm Bills Move Toward Conference Senate Marks Up Long-Awaited Career and Technical Education Bill Senate Approves Six…
Interior shot of Capitol Building Dome
Interior shot of Capitol Building Dome
  • Press Release

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS — June 25, 2018 — More than 300 officials from 39 states are convening this week in Little Rock, Arkansas, for the National League of Cities (NLC) Summer Board and Leadership Meeting and NLC University Leadership Forum. Over…

Press conference.
Press conference.