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Jul 25, 2014, 16:18 ET
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National League of Cities Selects Pittsburgh for 2016 Conference

 The National League of Cities (NLC) today selected Pittsburgh, Pa. to host the 2016 Congress of Cities and Exposition, the nation's largest...

Jul 22, 2014, 16:25 ET
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Mayor Coleman Welcomes National League of Cities Summer Meetings

This week, Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will host the National League of Cities' Summer Policy Forum and board meeting. More than 200 city...

Jul 17, 2014, 15:05 ET
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National League of Cities Applauds the Senate for Passing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization

National League of Cities applauded the Senate today for passing a bill to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for seven years. NLC...

Jul 16, 2014, 17:02 ET
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White House Climate Change and Resiliency Plans Will Help Cities Adapt

The National League of Cities commends President Obama's announcement today to assist cities and towns in preparing for the impacts of climate...

Jul 15, 2014, 16:45 ET
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Short-Term Transportation Bill is Not Enough - Cities Need Long-Term Solutions

The National League of Cities (NLC) encourages the House and Senate to pass a short-term extension for transportation funding and quickly put forth...

Jul 14, 2014, 11:10 ET
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Eight Cities to Receive Funding to Reduce the Number of Uninsured Children

To help implement local outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the...

Jul 11, 2014, 17:40 ET
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Cities Applaud FCC Action to Increase Wi-Fi Access; One Step Closer to Comprehensive E-Rate Reform

Following the vote today by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modernize the E-Rate program by providing $2 billion to schools to...

Jul 09, 2014, 19:28 ET
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Cities Congratulate Julian Castro on Confirmation as H.U.D. Secretary

 Following today's confirmation of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (H.U.D.),...

Jul 09, 2014, 19:24 ET
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Cities Support Workforce Bill That Helps Provide for a 21st Century Workforce

 The National League of Cities applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for joining with the U.S. Senate to strengthen the nation's workforce...

Jun 30, 2014, 18:22 ET
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Cities: Situation Shows Immigration Reform Needed Now

National League of Cities (NLC) releases the following statement from Clarence Anthony, NLC's executive director on President Obama's plan to send...

Jun 17, 2014, 20:12 ET
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NLC Statement on Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

The National League of Cities (NLC) released the following statement from Clarence Anthony, NLC's executive director, on the House Judiciary...

Jun 02, 2014, 17:21 ET
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Administration's Bold Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions Provides Local Flexibility

The National League of Cities (NLC) and cities across the nation applauded the Administration's ambitious plan to significantly reduce carbon...

May 23, 2014, 15:45 ET
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National League of Cities Proud to Support Mayor Castro and Secretary Donovan in New Leadership Roles within the Obama Administration

The National League of Cities (NLC) offers its full support to San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's nomination as the next Secretary for Housing and...

May 15, 2014, 12:05 ET
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New Report Highlights the Cities with Best Practices for Small Business Development

A new report on city small business development efforts was released today by the National League of Cities (NLC), calling on local governments to...

May 12, 2014, 23:54 ET
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Cities: Senate Proposal is Positive Step in Race to Transportation Reauthorization

National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the introduction of the MAP-21...

May 08, 2014, 11:50 ET
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Cities Warn Congress of Cost of Inaction on Marketplace Fairness on One Year Anniversary of Senate Passage

On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Senate passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act, National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman,...

May 05, 2014, 13:49 ET
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National League of Cities Joins University of Minnesota to Convene Summit on Social and Emotional Learning with Dept. of Education, Community Leaders and Youth

National League of Cities (NLC) President and Mayor of Saint Paul Chris Coleman today joined University of Minnesota youth development experts for...

Apr 29, 2014, 16:03 ET

National League of Cities Statement on Transportation Reauthorization

National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. released the following statement in response to the Obama...

Mar 26, 2014, 17:11 ET
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Mayors from Across Nation to Discuss Future of Cities at "Big Ideas for Cities" Event in Chicago

The National League of Cities' NLC University and the University of Chicago will present "Big Ideas for Cities," an event featuring mayors from...

Mar 13, 2014, 18:35 ET
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Cities Applaud Senate on Flood Insurance Affordability Act Passage

 After the Senate passage of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3370), National League of Cities (NLC) Executive...

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