NLC is first and foremost an advocate for the work of local government. Our work covers issues that impact municipalities at all levels – federal, state, and local. Advocacy efforts focus on advancing NLC's annual legislative agenda, monitoring regulatory action, and championing legal issues of national importance to local governments.
Opening General Session
Innovation and humanity were resounding themes imparted to attendees at this year's Congress of Cities and Exposition Opening General Session which took place in Boston last week.
NLC Immediate Past…
by Julia Pulidindi
Some of the fastest broadband networks are being built by local governments, according to a recent report titled "Broadband at the Speed of Light" from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and the Benton Foundation.…
by Federal Relations Staff
Members of the NLC Board of Directors and Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO), met in Washington, D.C., last Thursday to visit Capitol Hill, the White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation and…