December 4, 2013
This piece originally ran on the National League of Cities’ (NLC) CitiesSpeak blog on Nov. 8, 2013. The author, Elisha Harig-Blaine is principal housing associate (veterans and special needs) at NLC.
November 27, 2013
During the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition earlier this month, NLC leaders and membership elected new officers for 2014 and revealed a three-year strategic plan.
October 3, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC) announced today it will hold a conference call tomorrow afternoon to update nationwide city officials on recent developments and its position regarding the federal shutdown.
October 2, 2013
It’s day two of the federal shutdown following an impasse over FY 2014 budget negotiations. Approximately 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed until further notice. Nationwide, parks and museums are currently closed in addition to various federal service agencies. The National League of Cities (NLC) is concerned about the indirect long-term effects an ongoing impasse will have on local economies, tourism, jobs and vital services. NLC held a conference call today informing members it will urge Congress to pass a ‘clean’ continuing resolution (CR) focused on funding the federal government through FY 2014.
August 22, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC) helps city leaders from across the country build better communities by advocating for city issues at the federal level; providing applied research and local solutions; and fostering leadership development and peer connections.
June 7, 2013
In cities across America, municipal leaders are taking action to reduce childhood obesity, one of our nation’s most pressing public health challenges.
June 7, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC) has published a new report highlighting promising city efforts to improve the lives of children, youth and families in communities with populations below 75,000.
May 21, 2013
Last week U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) signed onto a House resolution celebrating the history of municipal bonds after being asked to do so by representatives of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Local Officials during their joint Capitol Hill lobby day.
April 12, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC) this week released information that voters trust local government to address the issues that matter most to them more than any other level of government; according to results from a new Mason-Dixon poll.
March 15, 2013
The League’s officers and more than 100 other California city officials traveled to Washington, D.C. this week for the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference.
March 8, 2013
Due to a last minute scheduling change, the meeting with Sen. Barbara Boxer during the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference next week has been cancelled.
February 28, 2013
California attendees registered for the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference in Washington D.C. on March 9-13 are invited to attend the following events for California city officials.
February 22, 2013
Yesterday, National League of Cities (NLC) President Marie Lopez Rogers, NLC Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony, along with the League of California Cities President Bill Bogaard and League Executive Director Chris McKenzie issued a joint letter to California city officials encouraging them to attend NLC’s Congressional Cities Conference in Washington D.C. on March 9-13.
February 20, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC), National Association of Counties and National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors will be hosting a webinar on Friday, Feb. 22 to discuss the implementation of the newly established First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), including available funding for states.
February 13, 2013
On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union speech. In the hour-long speech, many issues important to cities and city officials were mentioned.
January 11, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC) is offering an informational webinar on economic development that will explore the concept of Economic Gardening.
December 3, 2012
On Dec. 1, the National League of Cities (NLC) announced it had elected its 2013 leadership including three new board members from California.
September 28, 2012
The National League of Cities (NLC) has announced plans to feature member cities for two weeks at a time on its website with a new program called Member Glance.
June 22, 2012
The National League of Cities recently announced the release of two new Municipal Action Guides from its Center for Research & Innovation. These guides may be useful to city officials dealing with infrastructure and housing and community development issues.
June 15, 2012
National League of Cities (NLC) President Ted Ellis has announced that with the retirement of Executive Director Don Borut, a new nine-member committee will head up the search for his replacement. League of California Cities’ Executive Director Chris McKenzie has been selected for the committee.