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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…
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Capitol Building with American Flag
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Congressional Bipartisan Budget Act Preempts WH Budget; Is a Major Win for Cities City Leaders Join President for Infrastructure Proposal Release Deadline Extended: Join NLC for Capitol Hill Advocacy Day during CCC Disaster…
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Inside of Capitol Building Dome
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — January 30, 2018 — Following President Trump’s first State of the Union address to Congress, National League of Cities (NLC) President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, released the following statement:

2018 State of the Union Address
2018 State of the Union Address
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Shutdown Ends and Advances City Priorities, but Funding Still Up in the Air San Francisco Local Leaders Highlight Need for Infrastructure and Workforce Development Cities Urge Comprehensive, Responsible Immigration Reform…
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United States Capitol Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Starting the New Year with New Tax Law New NLC Infrastructure Brief Shows Where Cities are Missing Funding Tools Make Your Voice Hear: Register for NLC’s Capitol Hill Advocacy Day EPA Extends Comment Deadline for CPP Repeal…
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  • Issue Brief

 

 

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

 

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Rebuild With Us
Rebuild With Us
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Tax Reform Passes the House and Moves Onto the Senate FCC Votes to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules House Passage of Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Threatens Cities BDAC Needs Local Feedback, Data on Wireless Siting Funding…
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U.S. Capitol
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Tax Reform Continues to Race Forward Congressional Leaders Remain Undecided on CR House Passes Brownfields Reauthorization City Representatives Defends Against Preemption in FCC Advisory Committee First House Drone Hearing…
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Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome

On November 28, 2017, the National League of Cities sent this letter to Congress signed by almost 800 local elected officials and city advocates urging Congress to invest in cities as the tax reform and Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations…

On November 8, 2017, the National League of Cities and 24 State Municipal Leagues sent this letter to Congress expressing our views on the House Tax Cuts and Job Act, a bill that would significantly alter the fiscal basis of federalism as it has…