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Infrastructure

One of the most important responsibilities of local government is maintaining and improving infrastructure – transportation, water/sewer, technology and communications – that benefits all residents. This area is also one of the biggest challenges for cities given the great cost and the limited funding available. Our research helps cities learn about traditional and more creative solutions in all areas of infrastructure.

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Membership Offer to Help Cities During the Recovery and Reconstruction Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — April 13, 2018 — The National League of Cities (NLC), a…

San Juan, PR
San Juan, PR

Infrastructure is a bipartisan issue. It's time to rebuild together.

Policymakers, industry experts, and city leaders agree – we must rebuild America’s infrastructure before it’s too late. But, it's not…

  • CitiesSpeak
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This week at the 2018 Congressional City Conference, NLC President Mark Stodola delivered an address on America’s infrastructure needs and NLC’s #RebuildWithUs campaign for city leaders. That speech is reprinted here with minor edits.

President Mark Stodola at NLC's Congressional City Conference
President Mark Stodola at NLC's Congressional City Conference
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – March 7, 2018 – Today, Senate Democratic leaders released a plan to make a $1 trillion federal investment to modernize America's infrastructure. The National League of Cities (NLC) has called on the administration and Congress to…

Infrastructure
Infrastructure
  • CitiesSpeak

After a long wait, Congress now has an extensive infrastructure proposal from the President on their desk to review. The passage of this administration’s infrastructure playbook to Congress kicks off the process in Washington to develop a…

Trump
Trump
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — February 12, 2018 — Today, President Trump released his administration’s budget proposal for FY 2019. The proposal includes $3 trillion in domestic cuts over ten years, many of which Congress has already rejected twice. Together,…

President Trump
President Trump
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – February 12, 2018 – Today, President Trump released his administration's infrastructure proposal following a meeting at the White House with city leaders. The National League of Cities (NLC) applauds the administration for putting…

America's crumbling infrastructure
America's crumbling infrastructure
  • Press Release

Leaders across the country stand together to partner on reinvesting in nation’s infrastructure

WASHINGTON — February 8, 2018 — The leading organizations that represent state and local governments – The Council of…

U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — January 30, 2018 — Following President Trump’s first State of the Union address to Congress, National League of Cities (NLC) President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, released the following statement:

2018 State of the Union Address
2018 State of the Union Address