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  • Federal Advocacy Update

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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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Capitol_Dome
  • 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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Flags_Sunset
  • 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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Capitol-Hill-Dome-1
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Senate Passes Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill in Third Minibus Package NLC Releases New Guide on How to Plan for Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure NLC Submits Comments on New Risk Management Proposed Rule FCC Issues Notice…
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U.S. Capitol
  • 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…
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Interior of Capitol building dome.
  • 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…
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The exterior of the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Issue Brief

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the “physical presence” test for remote sales tax collection requirements, cities need to make sure that they have a seat at the table and are working with state legislatures to…

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Main Street
  • 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…
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Interior shot of Capitol Building Dome