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2014-06-17 20:24:46

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) released the following statement from Clarence Anthony, NLC's executive director, on the House Judiciary Committee's plans to markup the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) on Wednesday: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "The move by the House Judiciary Committee to make the internet tax moratorium permanent is simply bad policy that prevents local communities from...

2014-06-02 16:28:50

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) and cities across the nation applauded the Administration's ambitious plan to significantly reduce carbon emissions from the nation's coal-fired power plants, taking a positive step toward mitigating the impact and severity of climate change and building on actions already taken by local governments. Announced today by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, the plan aims...

2014-05-28 12:23:01

CANONSBURG, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Durango, Colorado, is the 200(th) partner in the National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program. The National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program has nearly 4 million households nationwide, saving homeowners more than $45 million on the high cost of service line repairs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91347 In 2010, the National League of Cities joined forces with Utility Service Partners,...

2014-05-13 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the introduction of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act by U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), David Vitter (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY): http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "We are pleased to see the Senate release a bipartisan proposal for a six-year surface transportation reauthorization. Although we...

2014-04-29 16:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration's transportation proposal: "The president's GROW Act kick-starts the process for reauthorizing a transportation plan that will create jobs and promote long-term economic development for communities and the nation. It is an important first step for investing in our transportation...

2014-03-10 20:21:56

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities' (NLC) will hold a press conference Tuesday, March 11 at 10:00 a.m. to announce a new infrastructure report at the organization's annual Congressional City Conference in Washington. More than 1,500 city officials and local elected leaders have convened for the conference to focus on and advocate for the federal policy issues that are important to local governments....

2014-02-26 20:20:10

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., released the following statement responding to President Obama's TIGER grant announcement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "I was excited to join President Obama in Saint Paul as he announced $600 million in grants being made available to cities for transportation and economic development projects. The President should be commended...

2014-02-25 16:20:59

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings is announcing support for the National League of Cities' effort to champion local infrastructure investments and spur economic growth across the country. Among its 2014 priorities, the NLC has requested long-term investments in local transportation, stating: "NLC urges Congress to authorize a new, long-term federal surface transportation program that recognizes the central role of transportation to metropolitan and regional...

2014-02-24 12:21:37

CANONSBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utility Service Partners, Inc. (USP), administrator of the National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program, was recognized by the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) during the 2013 National League of Cities Congress of Cities and Exposition. The award was presented to USP's President and Chief Executive Officer, Philip E. Riley, Jr. during the NBC-LEO Membership Luncheon and Awards Program on Thursday,...

2014-02-19 16:20:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretaries of the U.S. departments of Transportation, Homeland Security, Education and Housing and Urban Development will speak about federal-city partnerships at the National League of Cities' annual Congressional City Conference March 8 - 12 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. The annual conference brings together more than 2,000 elected and appointed city leaders to focus on the federal policy issues that are important to...


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