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National League of Cities (NLC) President Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, AZ was honored to attend the President's immigration remarks today at the White House and released the following statement:

"Watching the President give his…

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Two constituency groups of the National League of Cities, the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO) and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Local Officials (GLBTLO), went to the Hill last week to lobby for NLC's top three…

Judy Chu and Stephen Sham
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This post was written by Carolyn Coleman, Director, Center for Federal Relations at the National League of Cities. This is the fourth post in a series this week discussing different perspectives on the results of NLC’s 2013 Local Economic…

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The most recent convening of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Local Officials (GLBTLO) offered members a chance to discuss LGBT issues affecting cities and towns, as well as hear from a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) representative.

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This article is the third in a series of four designed to educate NLC members about the Workforce Investment Act.

Why is the SKILLS Act bad public policy?

The SKILLS Act was adopted by the House of Representatives on March 15,…

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NLC's seven policy committees kicked off their annual policy processes last month at the Congressional City Conference held in Washington, D.C. The committees met at the start of the conference to focus on key local priorities, including ways…

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Washington, DC - Local elected officials, business leaders and workforce investment boards on Wednesday expressed significant concerns over provisions in H.R. 803, the SKILLS Act to members of Congress. The letter was sent to House Speaker John…

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Washington, DC -Vice President Joe Biden will address city leaders during the National League of Cities' (NLC) 2013 Congressional City Conference on Tuesday, March 12th in Washington, DC.

"We are thrilled that Vice President Biden will be…

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Opening General Session

Innovation and humanity were resounding themes imparted to attendees at this year's Congress of Cities and Exposition Opening General Session which took place in Boston last week.

NLC Immediate Past…

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by Julia Pulidindi

Some of the fastest broadband networks are being built by local governments, according to a recent report titled "Broadband at the Speed of Light" from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and the Benton Foundation.…

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