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  • Issue Brief

NLC calls on Congress and the President to close the online sales tax loophole by enacting e-fairness legislation. Learn more about how closing the online sales tax loophole will strengthen local businesses and join NLC in our efforts to advocate…

  • Issue Brief

NLC calls on Congress and the President to preserve the federal income tax exemption on municipal bonds. Learn more about how municipal bonds help cities modernize our nation’s infrastructure below and join NLC in our efforts to protect the tax…

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  • Federal Advocacy Update
In this issue: Does your Representative Support Muni Bonds? Cities Applaud Passage of Cures Act & Opioid Funding Authorization NLC Releases 2017 National Municipal Policy NLC Continues Outreach to New Administration With NLC's Support,…
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  • News Announcement

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case involving the question of whether a Colorado law requiring remote sellers to inform Colorado purchasers annually of their purchases and send the same information to the Colorado Department of Revenue is…

  • CitiesSpeak

Getting involved with an NLC committee, council or constituency group gives city leaders an edge when it comes to knowing the best practices – and the right people – they need to get the job done for their constituents.…

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  • Position Statement

The National Municipal Policy is a compilation of federal policy positions adopted by the full NLC membership. These positions focus on federal actions, programs, and legislation that directly impact municipalities and guide all of NLC's federal…

  • Federal Advocacy Update

In this issue:

What's Next? Lame-Duck and the First 100 Days Federal Funding for Local Grants at Risk under Immigration Proposals NLC Weighs in on CPP Local Energy Program Cities Urge Administration Not to Tax Water Efficiency Rebates…
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  • Press Release

PITTSBURGH — November 19, 2016 — The National League of Cities (NLC) today named its 2017 leadership and board of directors at its annual City Summit in Pittsburgh. The membership elected Councilmember Matt Zone of Cleveland to serve as NLC's…

  • News Announcement

Qualified immunity cases, generally speaking, could not be more straightforward for state and local governments. No matter how bad the facts of the case, one legal analysis is better.
 
Mesa v. Hernandez provides a qualified immunity…