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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — February 17, 2017 — Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Scott Pruitt as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a 52 to 46 vote. The National League of Cities (NLC) congratulates…

Washington, DC
Washington, DC
  • CitiesSpeak

"When cities are given the directive and the resources, projects just get done faster, more efficiently and with better end results."

Every week leading up to the 2017 Congressional City Conference we'll feature…

photo - Meet Your Municipal Finance Advocate
photo - Meet Your Municipal Finance Advocate
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — February 10, 2017 — On Thursday, President Donald J. Trump signed a series of executive orders addressing law enforcement and public safety. The executive orders direct Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint individuals to a…

The White House at dusk
The White House at dusk
  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

NLC Leads 20 State Fly-in to Remind Washington that Cities Lead City Hall 101: Local Leaders School Congressional Staff on Hometown Priorities State Directors and City Leaders Talk Brownfields, Unfunded Mandates with…
Capitol Building
Capitol Building
  • CitiesSpeak

“[An overhaul of the EPA] is not something that can nor will happen overnight, but I think we know that it is something the new administration is interested in.” 

Every week leading up to the 2017 Congressional…

photo - Meet Your City Energy and Environment Advocate
photo - Meet Your City Energy and Environment Advocate
  • Issue Brief

The vibrant network of infrastructure in America’s cities is the economic competitive advantage that allows our 122.5 million households and 7.5 million businesses to lead the world in an increasingly globalized economy. Yet, we know that our…

  • Issue Brief

The vibrant network of infrastructure in America’s cities is the economic competitive advantage that allows our 122.5 million households and 7.5 million businesses to lead the world in an increasingly globalized economy. Yet, we know that our…

  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — February 8, 2017 — In a day of action on Capitol Hill, more than 35 executive directors and local leaders from more than 20 state municipal leagues have come to Capitol Hill to advocate for critical city priorities. In 42 meetings…

photo - In Day of Action, More Than 35 State Municipal League Executive Directors and Officers Join NLC to Advocate for City Priorities on Capitol Hill
photo - In Day of Action, More Than 35 State Municipal League Executive Directors and Officers Join NLC to Advocate for City Priorities on Capitol Hill
  • CitiesSpeak

“Public safety will certainly be at the forefront of many of the issues that both the new administration and Congress address.”

Every week leading up to the Congressional City…

photo - Meet Your City Public Safety Advocate
photo - Meet Your City Public Safety Advocate
  • CitiesSpeak

“Policy in the human development sphere is all about improving quality of life.”

With a new administration and a new Congress, the National League of…

photo - Meet Your City Human Development Advocate
photo - Meet Your City Human Development Advocate