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Youth delegates at the 2016 Congressional City Conference celebrate the National League of Cities "Cities Lead 2016" campaign platform.

In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, we asked the president of NLC's Women in Municipal…

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As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we’ll be featuring a new TED Talk focused on cities, community issues or local government. To compliment the release of our new report, Cities and Drones,…

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In response to the tragic events that occurred recently in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas, NLC hosted a webinar to help cities deal with the challenges of race and equity in their communities – and commit to solutions. The webinar…

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Boston’s Innovation District has brought more than 5,000 new jobs to the area since 2010. But how sustainable is the clustering concept when the public sector takes a hands-off approach and the rent skyrockets?

This is a guest post by The…

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  • CitiesSpeak

Our full roundup of the latest Supreme Court developments covers a wide variety of cases relevant to cities.

 

2016 is looking to be a big year for the Supreme Court. Here's what cities need to know about the issues under…

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  • CitiesSpeak

Former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was generally supportive of local government, and his passing leaves many questions as to how the nation's highest court will rule in upcoming cases affecting cities.

Justice Scalia’s death came…

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Supreme Court
  • CitiesSpeak

More than 100 congressional staff, local officials, and media members gathered in the U.S. Capitol to hear NLC leaders explain the role of local government in infrastructure projects including clean water, transit, and broadband internet.

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  • CitiesSpeak

Philadelphia is a city that has implemented a set of successful policies aimed at attracting and retaining talent in the last decade. During that same period, the city’s population grew by 100,000.

Talent attraction…

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“Local governments are competing to be the most progressive, the most innovative, to lure the most Millennials, and to be at the forefront of the new American 21st century city.”

This is an excerpt from City of…

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  • Press Release

NASHVILLE, TENN.-The Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) constituency group elected Tempe, Ariz. Councilmember Joel Navarro as the group's president during its annual business meeting at the National League of Cities (NLC) Congress of Cities…

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Press Release