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  • Federal Advocacy Update

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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 …
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  • 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…
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US Capitol Building
  • 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
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this Issue: 

Partial Government Shutdown Both Possible and “Avoidable” Senate and House Pass Bipartisan Farm Bill Congress Expected to Pass Major Criminal Justice Reform Bill Before Holidays Integrated Planning Bill Introduced and Set…
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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this Issue: 

For Cities, Lame Duck Session is Anything but Lame  Congress Once Again Extends NFIP Before Deadline  Climate Change Emerging as Congressional Priority With Bipartisan Support, Criminal Justice Reform Bill Stalls NLC to…
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  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

President Signs SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, But More Is Needed NLC Comments on EPA Effort to Revise Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Economy First Set of Rules on Opportunity Zone Funds Released  NLC Comments on EPA…
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View_Inside_Capitol
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

NLC Hosts Mayors in Washington for Capitol Hill Briefing on Opioids Congress Sends Water Resources Bill to President Congress Passes Third Bill to Address Opioid Crisis FAA Bill Secures 5 Years of Federal Support for City…
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Capitol-front
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Bill to Fund Federal Government Awaiting Presidential Signature NLC Leaders Advocate for City Priorities in Washington FAA Reauthorization is Back on Track and Coupled with Disaster Assistance Women Mayors Take Washington…
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  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

House Tax Writers Unveil Tax Reform 2.0 in Three Parts Senate to Vote on Bipartisan Opioid Legislation  EPA Initiates Rulemaking on Managing Peak Wet Weather Flows Justice Extends Deadline to Accept FY17 Byrne JAG CED…
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