Philadelphia Old City Hall
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WASHINGTON – October 28, 2019 – Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released its annual report, “City Fiscal Conditions,” at an event in Washington. The report, which analyzed survey results and fiscal data from over 500 cities, finds…

Columbus, Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
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WASHINGTON – May 23, 2019 – As federal policymakers struggle to find consensus on many of the toughest challenges facing the country, mayors are focused on grounded solutions to critical national issues. Today, the National League of Cities (NLC…

Cityscape
Cityscape
  • Research Report

As Washington talks, mayors take action. With a lack of federal leadership on critical issues like climate change and infrastructure, mayors are increasingly focusing on local solutions that address national challenges.

State of the…

Cityscape
Cityscape
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WASHINGTON — March 10 — This week, more than 2,000 mayors, councilmembers and other delegates from cities, towns and villages across the country are convening in Washington for the National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual Congressional City…

Congressional City Conference
Congressional City Conference

The White House and Congress failed to reach an agreement on the seven remaining Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 spending bills before Friday, December 21, 2018 and forced a partial federal government shutdown.

NLC’s message to our federal partners…

Government Shutdown
Government Shutdown
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LOS ANGELES — November 10, 2019 — Today at the 2018 City Summit in Los Angeles, the National League of Cities (NLC) elected the organization’s 2019 leadership and board of directors. NLC’s officers and leaders provide strategic direction and…

NLC Officers
NLC Officers
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Mayors, councilmembers and city staff from all 50 states share local innovations and solutions to the challenges facing America at National League of Cities annual conference

LOS ANGELES — November 7, 2018 —…

LA
LA
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Building on a Unique History as an Integrated Village

The Village of Park Forest was established in 1948 to house military veterans as the nation’s first planned community after World War II. Park Forest was initially designed as one of the few…

Park Forest
Park Forest
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Developing an Office of Equity

In 2017, San Antonio, Texas was ranked one of the most unequal cities in the country by the Economic Innovation Group. Recognizing the ranking and the history of segregationist policies that led to it, San Antonio’…

San Antonio
San Antonio
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A new report, Mayoral Views on Racism and Discrimination, explores how mayors of medium-sized and large cities understand race, discrimination and equity in their communities and on a national level.

Co-written by the National League of…