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Dec 17, 2014, 12:15 ET
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Congress Adjourns Leaving Unfinished Business; Cities Voice New Call for Action

 Following the vote last night adjourning the 113th Congress, National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor of Salt Lake City,...

Dec 01, 2014, 14:58 ET
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Retailers Join Local and State Governments For Marketplace Fairness Event

Congress has an opportunity to bring our economy into 21st Century by passing Marketplace Fairness. Marketplace Fairness will put Main Street...

Nov 25, 2014, 19:17 ET
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Ferguson: The Day After

This statement can be jointly attributed to the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Young Elected Officials Network: "Last night, the nation...

Nov 24, 2014, 19:28 ET
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National League of Cities Statement on the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

 The following statement can be attributed to the National League of Cities (NLC): "The National League of Cities appeals for calm and...

Nov 22, 2014, 21:14 ET
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National League of Cities Elects 2015 Leadership and Board of Directors

 The National League of Cities (NLC) today named its 2015 leadership and board of directors at the annual Congress of Cities and Exposition in...

Nov 22, 2014, 20:20 ET
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National League of Cities Elects Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker as 2015 President

 Salt Lake City, Utah Mayor Ralph Becker was today named president of the National League of Cities (NLC) at the organization's annual Congress...

Nov 22, 2014, 18:04 ET
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NLC Releases Performance Management: A Guide for City Leaders

 Cities across the country are looking to make more informed service delivery and budget decisions. Performance management ― the process...

Nov 22, 2014, 13:42 ET
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Media Advisory From The National League Of Cities

The following statement is attributed to the National League of Cities: "As the nation awaits the Grand Jury decision in the Michael Brown case,...

Nov 21, 2014, 17:48 ET
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NLC Releases State of the Cities Analysis of 100 Mayoral Addresses

 As the prominence of cities continues to grow, the voice of our nation's mayors is quickly becoming a barometer for the contemporary...

Nov 20, 2014, 20:48 ET
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National League of Cities Says President Takes Bold Steps on Immigration

 As 3,000 city officials gathered in Austin, Texas, for the National League of Cities (NLC) annual meeting, it remained clear that...

Nov 20, 2014, 18:59 ET
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Cities and Counties Recognized for Achievements in Preventing Childhood Obesity through Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) recognized the efforts of nearly 460 mayors, city council members, county commissioners and other local...

Nov 20, 2014, 15:30 ET
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HUD and National League Of Cities Partner to Continue Fight Against Veteran Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and National League of Cities (NLC) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Nov 19, 2014, 16:19 ET
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National League of Cities Opens Congress of Cities in Austin

More than 3,000 local leaders and staff have convened in Austin, Texas for the National League of Cities' (NLC) 2014 Congress of Cities to...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:37 ET
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New Initiative to Help Cities Increase Nature Access for Children Launched By National League of Cities

To encourage and support city efforts that expand children's access to nature, the National League of Cities will partner with the Children &...

Nov 18, 2014, 21:06 ET
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President's Climate Change Task Force Recommends Stronger Federal-Local Partnerships

President Obama's State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience this week released 35 recommendations for how...

Nov 17, 2014, 11:57 ET
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National League of Cities, Mayor Leffingwell, USICH and HUD Hold Forum on Ending Veteran Homelessness

 The National League of Cities (NLC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the United States Interagency Council on...

Nov 10, 2014, 19:56 ET
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Cities Committed to Marketplace Fairness

 In regards to comments from Capitol Hill regarding Marketplace Fairness, Clarence  E. Anthony, CEO and executive director of the National...

Nov 06, 2014, 15:04 ET
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Cities Congratulate Jerry Abramson on Appointment as Director of White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

Following President Obama's appointment of Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson as deputy assistant to the president and director of Intergovernmental...

Nov 05, 2014, 13:30 ET
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Cities: With Elections Behind Us - It's Time for Congress to Pass Marketplace Fairness

 Now that the most of the elections are settled, it's time for Congress to get back to work in Washington and focus on taking action on...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:49 ET
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National League of Cities Statement on Passing of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., today issued the following statement on the passing of Boston Mayor...