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  • Federal Advocacy Update

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Why the 2020 Budget Debate Indicates More Challenges for Cities Ending CCC on Top of the Hill NLC, NATOA Call on FCC to Halt Cable Proposal Water Infrastructure Bills Introduced in House NFIP Reauthorization Legislation…
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Multiple American flags flying at sunset.
  • Federal Advocacy Update

 

In this issue:

The Federal Government is Open White House Announces New American Broadband Initiative NLC Hosts Hill Briefing on Local Innovations in Workforce Development SCOTUS to Hear Citizenship Question Case SLLC SCOTUS…
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An external view of the U.S. Capitol Building rotunda.
  • 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 …
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United States Capitol Building rotunda
  • 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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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