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  • 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…
  • Press Release

Florida city leaders prepare to visit federal policymakers in Washington, D.C.

This week, city leaders from throughout the state of Florida, joined staff from the Florida League of Cities in Washington…

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  • CitiesSpeak

For the past four years, the National League of Cities has published an annual State of the Cities blog series analyzing mayors’ State of the City speeches. These blogs typically analyzed around 30 speeches and identified trends in city policy…

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  • CitiesSpeak

This post was written by NLC summer interns, Priscille Biehlmann, Molly Coleman and Olivia Myszkowski.

As National League of Cities summer interns, we recently had the chance to try our hand at federal advocacy on Capitol Hill. All…

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  • Federal Advocacy Update

Members of Congress will be at home for the remainder of August for their annual summer recess, returning to Washington after the Labor Day holiday. As such, the Federal Advocacy Update will take a break as well - the next edition will be…

  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Senators Combine Marketplace Fairness and Internet Tax Bills Cities Applaud Passage of Workforce Bill NLC Calls on Congress to Find Long-Term Transportation Solution EPA Proposes Rule to Reduce Emissions from New Municipal…
  • Press Release

This week, the House plans to vote on the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA, H.R. 3086), a bill that would strip local governments of the authority to tax Internet access. Please contact your representatives and ask them to vote…

  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: NLC and State Municipal Leagues Call for Transportation Funding Tell Your Representative: Oppose H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act NLC Briefs Senate on the Role of Mayors in Education Workforce Innovation and…
  • Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The National League of Cities (NLC) released the following statement from Clarence Anthony, NLC's executive director, on the House Judiciary Committee's plans to markup the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) on Wednesday…

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Press Release
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC is celebrating 90 years of making cities better place to live. Read the anniversary kick-off letter from NLC President Chris Coleman, and the first blog in this 90th anniversary series.

As NLC continues to celebrate its 90th…

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