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Economic Development

Economic development is the engine that helps cities grow successfully. Whether it’s promoting an environment where small businesses can thrive, supporting more and better employment opportunities, or offering improved amenities to current and prospective residents and businesses, we have a wealth of resources and strategies you can rely upon.

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Washington, D.C.- Forty five leading local elected officials today committed to creating more resilient cities, towns, and counties in the face of unprecedented extreme weather and energy challenges that threaten communities across the country.…

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Doing more with less was never more daunting a task than during the period of the last recession. Local governments experienced traumatic losses of tax revenues and transfer payments from the federal and state governments. These losses translated…

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This past April, President Obama challenged businesses, non-profits, and governments to work together to provide employment this summer to low-income and disconnected youth. The goal is to bring together elected officials, local businesses, non-…

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WASHINGTON- A national survey of city officials released today shows that despite improvement in many economic health indicators, cities around the country report their economies have not yet rebounded due in large part to slow income and job…

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Washington, DC -The National League of Cities (NLC) will release its third annual Local Economic Conditions Report on Thursday, April 4, 2013. The national survey gauges the drivers of local fiscal health.

This year's survey of city…

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The National League of Cities (NLC) honored the City of Detroit, MI  and the City of Monroe, NC last week at the Congressional City Conference for being the second and third cities respectively to save their residents more than $1/2 million on…

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On Thursday, February 14th, over 70 key stakeholders gathered in Beaverton, Oregon for a “Revitalization Roundtable.” The city was the first stop in a planned 100-city tour to encourage federal collaboration with cities across the country. …

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This is one in a series of The Weekly articles drawing on the resources and successes of NLC's Corporate Partners.

In communities across the country, local manufacturing is once again taking its rightful place as a powerful actor in the…

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On behalf of the National League of Cities, U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance recently honored the City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, for saving taxpayer dollars through the use of cooperative purchasing.


The city was…

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Washington, DC - The following statement is from National League of Cities (NLC) President Marie Lopez Rogers, Mayor of Avondale, AZ, in response to passage of legislation to avert the fiscal cliff:

"On behalf of cities across the country…

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