News interview photo
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NLC News

Nov 06
Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome
Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome
  • Advocacy
  • Federal

In this issue:

Tax Plan Takeaways for City Leaders Cities, Start Your Drone Idea Engines Senate Considers Draft Bill to Preempt Local Rights of Way Authority House Votes on Key Healthcare Provisions NLC Conference Delegates to Vote on Changes to NLC National Municipal Policy in Charlotte   Tax Plan Takeaways for City Leaders

Irma Esparza Diggs, 202.626.3176

On November 2…

Oct 24
Capitol Hill Dome
Capitol Hill Dome
  • Advocacy
  • Federal

In this issue:

Senate Moves Budget and Tax Reform Forward Sign on to Fight Broadband Preemption Florida Local Leaders Travel to DC to Advocate for Cities Senate Passes Integrated Planning Bill FCC Fully Appointed: NLC Urges Collaboration Rather than Preemption Speaker’s Bipartisan Task Force Examines Federalism NLC Weighs in on Water Infrastructure Priorities Competing Forces Work…
Sep 26
Capitol Building
Capitol Building
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

NLC Constituency Groups Lobby Capitol Hill for City Priorities CED Committee Meets in Henderson How Can Cities Become More Disaster Resilient? NLC Joins Americans Against Double Taxation Autonomous Vehicles Legislation Speeds Up NLC Submits Comments to Department of Labor on Overtime Reminder: Apply to Lead at NLC NLC Constituency Groups Lobby Capitol Hill for City…
Sep 12
The Capitol
The Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this Issue:

NLC Leaders Represent City Priorities in Washington PSCP Committee Meets in Nation’s Capital ITC Committee Meets in the City of Mesa City Priorities Protected in FY2018 Spending and Debt Limit Deal Encouraging Signs for Cities in FY2018 House Omnibus Appropriations Make a Difference for Cities: Become a Federal Advocacy Committee Member NLC Calls on Congress to…
Aug 01
Russell Senate Office Building
Russell Senate Office Building
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

With the House having adjourned and the Senate set to adjourn next week for the summer recess, the next issue of the Federal Advocacy Update will be published on Tuesday, September 12. When Congress reconvenes on September 5, they will face deadlines to pass spending bills to avoid a government shutdown on October 1. It promises to be a busy fall with issues important to cities and towns front…

Jul 18
U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

FY18 Federal Budget: State of Play for Cities Why SALT Matters to Cities Senate Committee Passes Brownfields Reauthorization DOL Overtime Rule Update Better Care Reconciliation Act Fails to Collect Necessary Senate Votes FY18 Federal Budget: State of Play for Cities

Angelina Panettieri, 202.626.3196

In its Fiscal Year 2018 budget plan, the administration…

Jul 05
Flags in DC
Flags in DC
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

Welcome to a special holiday edition of the Federal Advocacy Update. With Congress in recess this week, we’re taking this opportunity to report on the latest federal issues affecting cities that have occurred over the last month. It promises to be a busy July as Congress rushes to wrap up their work before the August recess.

In this issue:

Federal Budget Cuts are Hometown Cuts: An…
Jun 06
U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

From the Podium: NLC City Advocate Spotlight Federal Budget Webinar: How City Leaders Can Fight the Cuts FCC Updates Commenting Deadlines for New Broadband Infrastructure Proposals Cities Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement What City Leaders Need to Know to Prepare for Wildfire Season From the Podium: NLC City Advocate Spotlight

May 24
US Capitol
US Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

Administration’s Proposed Budget Could Devastate Cities During Infrastructure Week NLC Tells Congress: Invest in Cities Cities Call on FCC to Preserve Local Authority During Infrastructure Week Virginia and Kentucky Local Leaders Fly-In to Washington to Advocate for Cities NLC Urges White House to Strengthen Federal-Local Partnership NLC Testifies in Support of…
May 09
U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol
  • Federal
  • Advocacy

In this issue:

NLC Gears Up for Infrastructure Week 2017 Congress Stands with Cities on Funding for Fiscal Year 2017 House Passes Healthcare Reform; Debate Moves to the Senate NLC Leader Testifies Before Senate Committee on Broadband Deployment NLC Applauds E-Fairness Legislation, but Demands Action Workforce Tool for City Leaders on WIOA NLC Gears Up for Infrastructure Week 2017…