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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – February 14, 2019 – As the funding deadline approaches to avert another government shutdown, the National League of Cities (NLC) urges Congress and the president to approve bipartisan legislation that fully funds the federal…

Capitol
Capitol
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

State Municipal Leagues Build Relationships with New Congress Senate Passes LWCF Permanent Reauthorization NLC Launches Opportunity Zones Resources Join Local Leaders: Innovations in Workforce Development Hill Briefing …
United States Capitol Building rotunda
United States Capitol Building rotunda
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — February 7, 2019 — Today on Capitol Hill, the National League of Cities (NLC), federal leaders and representatives from state municipal leagues held a briefing on the federal-local partnership needed to solve the most pressing…

Briefing
Briefing
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – February 5, 2019 – Following President Trump’s State of the Union address to Congress, NLC President Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Indiana, released the following statement:

“Local leaders agree with the president on…

State of the Union
State of the Union
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – February 4, 2019 – Ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address, America’s cities, towns and villages call on the president use this opportunity to set an ambitious agenda that prioritizes rebuilding and reimagining America’…

State of the Union
State of the Union
  • Issue Brief

 

Cities call on Congress to frame an infrastructure plan that works collaboratively with cities and reflects key guiding principles.

Sustainable Investment 

Together, cities and our federal partners must address the existing…

Rebuild With Us
Rebuild With Us
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

For Cities, A Costly Government Shutdown Ends with Uncertainty Eshoo Introduces Bill to Overturn FCC Small Cell Preemption Join NLC with a Letter to Your Members Congress on Infrastructure The Shutdown Ends as Tax Season…
US Capitol Building
US Capitol Building

The White House and Congress failed to reach an agreement on the seven remaining Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 spending bills before Friday, December 21, 2018 and forced a partial federal government shutdown.

NLC’s message to our federal partners…

Government Shutdown
Government Shutdown
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – January 25, 2019 – Following today’s address from President Trump about an agreement that would end the partial federal government shutdown, National League of Cities (NLC) President Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Indiana,…

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capitol hill
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue: 

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