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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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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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The National League of Cities Center for Research and Innovation has joined with Next American City to explore how cities are developing innovative models for tackling complex urban issues and strengthening their local economies. In the coming…

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Christine Hamilton-Pennell will serve as presenter and facilitator for the interactive Leadership Training Seminar, "Supporting Growth-Oriented Small Business as a Community Economic Development Strategy" at the Congress of Cities and Exposition…

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Cities interested in using art as a strategy for neighborhood revival and economic development have to look no farther than ArtPlace - a unique collaboration between private foundations, government agencies, and financial institutions to provide…

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WASHINGTON - The executive directors of the Big Seven state and local associations today released draft "Pension Funding Policy Guidelines" for state and local governments.

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) recently…

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Does your city have a "food policy"? Perhaps you already do, but don't call it that yet. Are you working to attract supermarkets? Bring better food to your schools? Provide land for families to grow their own fruits and vegetables? Permit food…

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