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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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