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In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that protections of Title VII in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer individuals. This landmark ruling is a huge victory for civil rights advocates…

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U.S. Supreme Court building
  • Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Mike Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York City and presidential candidate, announced his commitment to the Leading Together 2020 Cities Agenda. Leading Together is the formative, nonpartisan platform from the National…

Leading Together
Leading Together
  • Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren, presidential candidate announced her commitment to the Leading Together 2020 Cities Agenda. Leading Together is the formative, nonpartisan platform from the National League of Cities that seeks to…

Leading Together
Leading Together

The 2020 State Municipal League Executive Directors and Presidents Fly-In provides State Municipal League leaders an important opportunity to advocate for city priorities with the 116th Congress and network with peers from across the country.…

  • Position Statement

An Agenda for the 2020 Presidential Election from America’s Local Leaders

We are America’s local elected leaders. We are the voice of America’s cities, towns and villages, representing more than 200 million people. We are Republicans,…

2020 Cities Agenda: Leading Together
2020 Cities Agenda: Leading Together
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Senate Drops $287B Transportation Reauthorization Proposal Before Recess Join the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council’s Call on Opportunity Zones Final Approval Expected for Bipartisan 2-year Federal Budget…
American flag outside the U.S. Capitol Building
American flag outside the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Take Action! Senate, House Pass PFAS Legislation NLC Advocates for Solutions to National Housing Crisis in New NLC Housing Task Force Report Cities Prepare for the 2020 Census as Final Answer Comes in Citizenship Question…
American flags at sunset
American flags at sunset
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

SCOTUS Throws Out Citizenship Question…For Now July 9 Housing Task Force Panel and Report Senate Introduces Companion Bill to Overturn FCC Small Cell Order EPA, Army Corps Seek Comments on Potential Revisions to…
Internal view of the US Capitol Building rotunda.
Internal view of the US Capitol Building rotunda.

By creating a pipeline of skilled and trained workers, the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills Act (BUILDS Act)—H.R. 2831 and S. 1517— is a critical component of any infrastructure package that aims to rebuild and…

US Capitol
US Capitol
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Take Action on Workforce Development! White House and Congress Resuming Bipartisan Talks to Prevent FY20 Government Shutdown Thune, Schatz Reintroduce STREAMLINE Act to Preempt Local Small Cell Authority IRS Finalizes…
Internal view of the Cannon House Office Building
Internal view of the Cannon House Office Building