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On November 28, 2017, the National League of Cities sent this letter to Congress signed by almost 800 local elected officials and city advocates urging Congress to invest in cities as the tax reform and Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations…

On November 8, 2017, the National League of Cities and 24 State Municipal Leagues sent this letter to Congress expressing our views on the House Tax Cuts and Job Act, a bill that would significantly alter the fiscal basis of federalism as it has…

  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Tax Plan Takeaways for City Leaders Cities, Start Your Drone Idea Engines Senate Considers Draft Bill to Preempt Local Rights of Way Authority House Votes on Key Healthcare Provisions NLC Conference Delegates to Vote on…
Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome
Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Senate Moves Budget and Tax Reform Forward Sign on to Fight Broadband Preemption Florida Local Leaders Travel to DC to Advocate for Cities Senate Passes Integrated Planning Bill FCC Fully Appointed: NLC Urges Collaboration…
Capitol Hill Dome
Capitol Hill Dome
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

Victory for Cities on HQLA Local Revenue Still a Target in Tax Reform WOTUS Under Review by Agencies and Supreme Court NLC Calls on FCC to Revisit Radio Frequency Emissions Safety White House Updates NLC on Infrastructure…
Flags in DC
Flags in DC
  • CitiesSpeak

On Sunday night, Las Vegas, Nevada, a city that is infamous for its nightlife, casinos and entertainment, was brought to a standstill. From the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, a sniper took aim at concert goers — killing over 50 people and…

Las Vegas.
Las Vegas.
  • Issue Brief

NLC calls on Congress and the President to preserve the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. Learn more about how SALT helps cities provide essential services to below and join NLC in our efforts to to protect the state and local tax deduction…

Treasury
Treasury
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

NLC Constituency Groups Lobby Capitol Hill for City Priorities CED Committee Meets in Henderson How Can Cities Become More Disaster Resilient? NLC Joins Americans Against Double Taxation Autonomous Vehicles Legislation…
Capitol Building
Capitol Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this Issue:

NLC Leaders Represent City Priorities in Washington PSCP Committee Meets in Nation’s Capital ITC Committee Meets in the City of Mesa City Priorities Protected in FY2018 Spending and Debt Limit Deal Encouraging Signs for…
The Capitol
The Capitol
  • CitiesSpeak

Every city has aspirations and concerns beyond its own borders. When Americans elect their local officials, they’re not just looking for day-to-day task managers — they’re entrusting leaders with their city’s future.

One of the greatest…

A public meeting.
A public meeting.