National League of Cities
U.S. Mayors List Infrastructure as 2023’s Top Concern
The National League of Cities (NLC) has published an analysis of mayoral speeches from various U.S. cities, along with Census data and resident sentiments, in the latest edition of the annual “State of the Cities” report.
Federal Bill Would Preempt Local Authority on Telecommunications Siting
A congressional committee advanced a bill recently that would streamline telecommunications infrastructure investments by preempting local control of siting decisions.
APA Announces New ‘Housing Supply Accelerator’ in Partnership with the National League of Cities
The American Planning Association and the National League of Cities have announced a new partnership to find and implement solutions to the national housing affordability crisis.
State of the Cities: Mayors Focused on Infrastructure, Economic Development
Mayors around the country are pledging to bolster infrastructure projects with new federal funding, generate economic growth, and support the most vulnerable residents.
Cities Call Out States for Blocking Traffic Safety Progress
The National League of Cities went to Congress and called on states to stop focusing on vehicle throughput and start prioritizing traffic safety.
Insufficient Infrastructure Funding Cited as Top Concern by 91% of Cities
In a survey by the National League of Cities, local leaders overwhelmingly cited a lack of funding as a top factor affecting infrastructure decisions.
Report Details Dire Fiscal Straits of Local Governments
The National League of Cities has produced a highly-anticipated report detailing the fiscal fallout of the sudden and swift economic downturn that followed the coronavirus to American shores.
Cities Report Declining Revenues
The annual "City Fiscal Conditions" report by the National League of Cities delivers a warning signal about the state of the economy.
National League of Cities Urges Locals to Consider Congestion Pricing
The Overton Window is widening on the subject of congestion pricing.
State of the Cities 2019
The National League of Cities has released their annual analysis of the top issues mayors are talking about in the United States.
A Local's Guide to Micromobility
Local governments struggling to keep up with the fast-paced innovations of the micromobility industry can make use of a new report from the National league of Cities.
Finding Ways for States and Cities to Work Together to Solve the Housing Crisis
The National League of Cities has a new report surveying local tools for addressing the housing affordability crisis. State partnerships are included.
Cruising for a Bruising: City Revenues Slowing, Expenditures Speeding
A report on the fiscal conditions of cities sounds alarms about potential challenges ahead.
When 160 Mayors Talk About the State of the City
An annual report aggregates the State of the City speeches of mayors all over the country.
Kaiser Permanente to Fund Housing Efforts in Eight States
The healthcare provider's decision to spend $200 million on housing programs reflects the growing awareness of the intersectionality of housing and health.
National League of Cities to Study State Preemption of Local Laws
The mission of the National League of Cities is to advocate for cities—and the organization is now gathering evidence to push back on growing amount of state preemption of local control.
National League of Cities Offers Technical Assistance on Institutional Racism
The Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL) Initiative will help six cities identify and improve institutional racism.
66 percent of Surveyed Cities Investing in Smart Cities Technology
The "Cities and Innovation Economy: Perceptions of Local Leaders" report reveals the traction smart cities technology is gaining in municipal budgets.
Analyzing 2017's 'State of the City' Addresses
The National League of Cities has released its annual report aggregating the "State of the City" speeches from over 100 U.S. mayors, revealing the ambitions and concerns of the nation's local leadership.
Cities See the Light at the End of the Fiscal Tunnel
The "City Fiscal Conditions 2016" report by the National League of Cities is willing to allow new levels of optimism.
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