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May 12, 2015, 21:36 ET
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NLC Applauds the House's Support to Ensure Local Concerns are Addressed in EPA "Waters of the U.S." Rule

 After the House of Representatives today passed the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015, which would halt the currently proposed...

May 01, 2015, 19:35 ET
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Women in Municipal Government (WiMG) Constituency Group Convenes for Annual Conference in Saint Paul

 The National League of Cities (NLC) Women in Municipal Government (WiMG) constituency group convened this week in Saint Paul, Minnesota for...

Apr 22, 2015, 14:02 ET
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Louisville Community Conversation to Highlight City's Innovative Cradle-to-Career Initiative

Local leaders, educators, parents and community members will convene tomorrow for a "community conversation" on how to create greater community...

Apr 13, 2015, 16:11 ET
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Report: Cities Need States to Provide More Authority to Collect Revenue

The National League of Cities (NLC) today released its 2015 Cities and State Fiscal Structures report, which found that no state has expanded the...

Apr 09, 2015, 16:17 ET
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Phoenix Community Conversation to Focus on High School Completion and Postsecondary Success

 Local leaders, educators and members of the business community will convene tomorrow for a "community conversation" on how to support and...

Apr 09, 2015, 15:51 ET
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Joint Statement Supporting Bipartisan Approach to e-Fairness

Following a meeting this morning, Gov. Gary Herbert (Vice Chair of the National Governors Association), Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:24 ET
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NLC Launches Project to Incorporate Financial Capability into Local Youth Employment Programs

To improve the ability of young people to effectively manage their finances – from spending and saving to building credit and keeping debt...

Mar 18, 2015, 11:27 ET
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Advanced Foreclosure Course For City Leaders Offered Free by NLC University and Wells Fargo

The National League of Cities (NLC) and Wells Fargo today announced that a new course, Understanding Foreclosure: A City Leader's Guide, will be...

Mar 11, 2015, 13:24 ET
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City Leaders Hold Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, White House on Infrastructure & City Priorities

 City leaders attending the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference today held a day of advocacy for passage of a...

Mar 10, 2015, 19:17 ET
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Cities Thank Senators for Introduction of the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015

 Today the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 was introduced by a bipartisan group of senators: Enzi, Durbin, Alexander, Heitkamp, Blunt, Reed,...

Mar 10, 2015, 16:19 ET
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Cities Make the Sharing Economy Work: New Report on Sharing Economy Examines Impact on U.S. Cities

From innovation to equity to safety, the sharing economy is impacting cities in a variety of ways that communities do business. The National League...

Mar 09, 2015, 16:25 ET
President Barack Obama addresses delegates at the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference March 9, 2015 in Washington. Photo credit: Jason Dixson

President Obama to Cities: "You're Part of the Reason Why America is Coming Back"

 President Obama today addressed the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference in Washington to speak about the importance...

Mar 09, 2015, 11:15 ET
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New Initiative Focused on Race, Equity and City Leadership Launches with 'REAL' Talk Town Hall

Following the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Ala., the National League of Cities (NLC) today announced the "Race, Equity and...

Mar 08, 2015, 12:26 ET
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17 City Officials Named to 2016 Presidential Election Task Force

 As the nation prepares for the 2016 election cycle, National League of Cities President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, named a...

Mar 07, 2015, 12:26 ET
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2,000 City Leaders Convene in Washington for National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

More than 2,000 city leaders and delegates from cities and towns across the country are convening in Washington for the 50th annual National...

Mar 05, 2015, 12:36 ET
President Barack Obama to address delegates at the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

President Barack Obama to Address City Leaders at National League of Cities Congressional City Conference Monday, March 9

The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced that President Barack Obama will address city leaders gathered for NLC's annual Congressional...

Mar 04, 2015, 16:23 ET
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President Barack Obama to Address City Leaders at National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

 President Barack Obama will address city leaders at the National League of Cities' (NLC) annual Congressional City Conference Monday, March 9...

Mar 02, 2015, 21:05 ET
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Cities React to 21st Century Community Policing Taskforce Recommendations

 Following the release of the report outlining recommendations from President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Community Policing, National...

Mar 02, 2015, 15:21 ET
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2,000 City Leaders & Delegates Gather in Washington for National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

 NLC's annual Congressional City Conference gathers more than 2,000 officials and delegates from cities and towns across the country to...

Feb 26, 2015, 13:23 ET
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National League of Cities: FCC Supports Cities in Vote on Municipal Broadband

 Following today's vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to preempt laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that limit municipal...