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  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: NLC Calls on President to "Go Local" in FY2016 Budget  NLC and Mayors United in Support of Immigration Reform Coleman, Foxx: We need federal money for local roads 2015 Policy & Advocacy Committee Leadership Announced  NLC…
  • CitiesSpeak

This is the first in series of closer looks at new members of Congress coming from city government office.

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.-14) is no stranger to city…

  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Cities Urge President Obama to ‘Go Local' in 2015 State of the Union Address  Congress Finally Extends Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Local Governments Mostly Win Cell Tower Supreme Court Case  Former City Leaders Have Strong…
  • CitiesSpeak

Do you remember your first day of freshman orientation? Did you feel lost on the large campus, worried about making new connections with your classmates, or excited about new opportunities?

This week, as the 114th Congress convenes,…

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  • Federal Advocacy Update

The Federal Advocacy Update will be on hiatus for the holidays. The next issue will be published on Friday, January 16.

In this issue: A Note from NLC's Executive Director Congress Funds Majority of Federal Government Through End of FY2015…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: City Leaders Champion Marketplace Fairness  Congress Struggles with Spending Debate Congress Expected to Pass "Tax Extenders" Package President Announces 21st Century Policing Task Force Pressure Builds in the House to Pass TRIA…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Pass Marketplace Fairness This Holiday Shopping Season NLC Responds to President's Immigration Action NLC Calls on EPA to Clarify Proposed Water Rules President's Climate Task Force Recommends Stronger Partnership Former Mayor to…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Move Marketplace Fairness Past the Finish Line  Passing an Appropriations Bill: A Must for the Lame Duck Session  FCC Rules on Wireless Facility Siting Order  Apply for a NLC Policy and Advocacy Committee by Nov. 24  Army Corps…
  • Federal Advocacy Update

The Federal Advocacy Update will be on hiatus as Congress leaves Washington for the midterm elections. The next issue of the Federal Advocacy Update will be published on Friday, November 7.

In this issue: GET IN GEAR: Join a NLC Policy and…
  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Congress Moving on Continuing Resolution; Would Defer Debate Over FY15 Appropriations to Post-Election Session NLC Calls for Renewed Partnership to Reinvest in Our Water Infrastructure Florida City Leaders Advocate for Hometown…