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On November 8, 2017, the National League of Cities and 24 State Municipal Leagues sent this letter to Congress expressing our views on the House Tax Cuts and Job Act, a bill that would significantly alter the fiscal basis of federalism as it has…

  • Federal Advocacy Update

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…
Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome
Inside view of Capitol Hill Dome
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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…
Capitol Hill Dome
Capitol Hill Dome
  • CitiesSpeak

On Sunday night, Las Vegas, Nevada, a city that is infamous for its nightlife, casinos and entertainment, was brought to a standstill. From the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, a sniper took aim at concert goers — killing over 50 people and…

Las Vegas.
Las Vegas.
  • Issue Brief

NLC calls on Congress and the President to preserve the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. Learn more about how SALT helps cities provide essential services to below and join NLC in our efforts to to protect the state and local tax deduction…

Treasury
Treasury
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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…
Capitol Building
Capitol Building
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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…
The Capitol
The Capitol
  • CitiesSpeak

Every city has aspirations and concerns beyond its own borders. When Americans elect their local officials, they’re not just looking for day-to-day task managers — they’re entrusting leaders with their city’s future.

One of the greatest…

A public meeting.
A public meeting.
  • Federal Advocacy Update

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…

Russell Senate Office Building
Russell Senate Office Building
  • CitiesSpeak

The deduction plays a critical role in helping cities provide vital services such as healthcare, infrastructure improvement and public safety services to their citizens.

This post was co-authored by Brett Bolton…

photo - Local Leaders Take a Stand for the State and Local Tax Deduction
photo - Local Leaders Take a Stand for the State and Local Tax Deduction