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The National League of Cities is pleased to have joined the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (U.S. Communities) in recently honoring the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

The city was presented with a U.S. Communities Customer…

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The National League of Cities' (NLC) Annual Business Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the conclusion of the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. All direct member cities are entitled to vote at this…

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Advocates and congressional staff at a meeting in Joplin, Mo.

NLC continues to work with city leaders in urging Congress to take action in support of e-fairness and closing the online sales tax…

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WASHINGTON - The National League of Cities (NLC) applauds U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy for issuing Step It Up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities today. This call to action marks a historic…

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Local governments commonly use tax abatements to attract and retain business and jobs in a community. In exchange for the abatement or agreement by the local government to forego tax revenues, the company commits to making certain…

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WASHINGTON – One year after the unrest in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown, and on the eve of the 52nd anniversary of the March On Washington, the National League of Cities (NLC) will host Undoing Racism in America…

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Several weeks ago, Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) introduced the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA, HR 2775). If enacted, the RTPA will give states and local governments the flexibility to require remote online retailers to collect the…

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  • CitiesSpeak

This is a guest post by Bayfield, Colo. Mayor Rick Smith.

With less revenue, municipalities across the country are being asked to do more. While continually providing water, sewer and transportation services to their constituents, many…

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This is a recap from Big Ideas for Small Business, NLC’s national peer network helping local governments accelerate effort to support small businesses and encourage entrepreneurship. To learn more, email robbins@nlc.org.

Small businesses…

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  • CitiesSpeak

This is a guest post by Gayatri Mohan. This article was originally published as part of a 311 Day series on the PublicStuff blog on March 11, 2015.

Remember Life Before 311?

Residents lucky enough to live in communities that operate 311…

U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra (L) talks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom
U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra (L) talks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom