Media Center

Welcome to the National League of Cities (NLC) Media Center, where you can find the latest news and official statements from the largest and most representative organization for America’s cities.

NLC is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.

Press Releases

Search current and previous press releases and press statements issued by NLC.

+ Press Releases 

Media Kit

This media kit is a one-stop resource for NLC information, including NLC’s elected officers, advocacy priorities, city solutions and research, conferences and seminars, branding  and other resources.

+ Media Kit

 

City Issue Experts

NLC’s advocacy, research and program teams are home to more than 25 subject area experts on issues ranging from transportation and municipal finance, to sustainability and racial equity.

Please contact Brian Egan (egan@nlc.org) for press availability.

A comprehensive list of our city experts can be found here.

Cities 101: Everything You Need to Know About Cities

You have questions about cities, and we have answers. Our Cities 101 page gives you answers to frequently asked questions about cities and city government.

+ Read More 

Want to Contribute?

CitiesSpeak is NLC’s official blog. If you are interested in sharing your voice with local elected officials and city staff from the nation’s 19,000 cities, please contact our editor, Paul Konz.  

Comments or Questions?

Follow NLC

From the blog
photo - Follow NLC and LinkedIn on a Summer Road Trip
photo - Follow NLC and LinkedIn on a Summer Road Trip
  • Education
  • CitiesSpeak
The National League of Cities and LinkedIn are visiting six cities this summer to promote equity,…
  • Institute for Youth, Education, and Families
photo - Planning a More Resilient Future: Four Takeaways From the 2017 Resilient Cities Summit
photo - Planning a More Resilient Future: Four Takeaways From the 2017 Resilient Cities Summit
  • Resilience
  • CitiesSpeak
The 2017 summit centered around how to finance resilient infrastructure and implement actions to…
  • Center for City Solutions
  • Sustainable Cities Institute
photo - 2018 Supreme Court Preview for Local Governments
photo - 2018 Supreme Court Preview for Local Governments
  • Courts
  • CitiesSpeak
Lisa Soronen details the four most interesting cases for local governments to be reviewed this…
  • Communications and Media Relations
  • Federal Advocacy
NLC News
  • Finance
  • News Announcement
This content was provided to NLC by our partners at the NLC Service Line Warranty Program.  San…
  • Savings and Solutions Programs
  • Advocacy
  • News Announcement
WASHINGTON — Today, Councilmember Jermaine Reed, Kansas City, Missouri, and Judge/Executive Gary…
  • Transportation
  • News Announcement
New Autonomous Vehicle Guide Helps Cities Prepare for a Driverless Future WASHINGTON — April 19,…
  • Urban Innovation

Videos