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Local Infrastructure Hub Rolls Out Programming to Help U.S. Cities and Towns Access Federal Infrastructure Funding

Bloomberg Philanthropies, in Partnership with National League of Cities, Results for America, and US Conference of Mayors, Announces First Webinar and Launches Interactive Tools to Help Cities Navigate Funding Opportunities The Ballmer Group Announces a $5 Million Gift to Support the Initiative New York, NY — Bloomberg Philanthropies yesterday released the first wave of programming from

By |2022-07-13T09:51:31-04:00July 13, 2022|News, Press Room|

National League of Cities and U.S. Conference of Mayors Statement on SCOTUS Decision in West Virginia v. EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court greatly limited the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants by curtailing its long-standing authority under the Clean Air Act. The National League of Cities (NLC) and The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) joined together in an amicus brief

By |2022-06-30T12:31:29-04:00June 30, 2022|News, Press Room|

Major New Philanthropic Effort Launched to Help U.S. Cities and Towns Access Federal Infrastructure Funding

Bloomberg Philanthropies Unveils the Local Infrastructure Hub: Support for U.S. Cities and Towns to Put Federal Funding to Work for Residents New Hub Delivered by U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and Results for America with Support from Emerson Collective, Ford Foundation and the Kresge Foundation May 17, 2022: Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced

By |2022-05-17T14:08:07-04:00May 17, 2022|News, Press Room|

City, State, and County Organization Leaders Celebrate Historic Infrastructure Investments Heading to Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Monday, May 16, leaders from the nation’s leading city, county, and state organizations kicked off Infrastructure Week (May 16-20) by sharing how game-changing federal investments in infrastructure are benefiting communities across the country. Local leaders know the needs of their communities better than anyone and are ready to invest in infrastructure

By |2022-05-16T15:59:37-04:00May 16, 2022|News, Press Room|

State and Local Leaders to Congress: Increase Flexibility for Existing Covid Relief Funds

Bipartisan Language Would Allow Existing Funds to go Towards Infrastructure, Disaster Relief Washington, DC – The seven leading organizations that represent state and local governments —The U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, The Council of State Governments, International City/County Management Association, National Association of Counties, and National League of

By |2022-02-25T12:22:16-05:00February 25, 2022|News, Press Room|

Elizabeth (NJ) Mayor Christian Bollwage Testifies on Brownfield Sites Before Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Elizabeth (NJ) Mayor Christian Bollwage testified on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National League of Cities before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change in a hearing on restoring brownfield sites. To watch a recording of Mayor Bollwage’s testimony click here. Below is

By |2022-02-15T15:07:59-05:00February 15, 2022|News, Press Room|

State and Local Government Groups Call on Congress to Provide Greater Flexibility with Relief Aid

Big Seven State and Local Organizations Urge House to Pass Senate Bill Washington, DC – Today the leading organizations that represent state and local governments —The U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, The Council of State Governments, International City/County Management Association, National Association of Counties, and National League of

By |2021-11-08T17:00:08-05:00November 8, 2021|News, Press Room|

FRIDAY: U.S. Mayors, National Urban League, and City Leaders to Call for Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Washington, D.C.— On Friday, September 24 at 11:00 am ET, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the National Urban League (NUL) will host a virtual press conference calling on Congress to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill. USCM President Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley will be joined on the call by National Urban League President Marc Morial,

By |2021-09-23T15:19:36-04:00September 23, 2021|Media Advisories|

Nation’s Mayors, Cities and Counties Send Joint Letter to House and Senate Leaders Opposing Clawback Proposals to Repurpose ARP Funds

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities and National Association of Counties sent a joint letter to Senate Majority Leader Schumer, Republican Leader McConnell, House Speaker Pelosi and Republican Leader McCarthy adamantly opposing any proposal that would repurpose urgently needed coronavirus relief funds for other activities. A copy of the letter was

By |2021-06-01T15:51:32-04:00June 1, 2021|News, Press Room|

Nation’s Mayors, Cities and Local Governments Send Joint Letter to President Biden in Support of Taking Bolder Action on Climate Crisis

Washington, DC— Today, on behalf of the nation’s mayors, cities, and locally elected government leaders, representatives from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, African American Mayors Association, Climate Mayors, C40 Cities, and ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability USA sent a joint letter to President Joe Biden applauding the Biden-Harris administration for taking a

By |2021-04-22T11:30:50-04:00April 22, 2021|News, Press Room|

Local Governments Welcome Introduction of Coronavirus Relief Package with Essential Aid

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, and The U.S. Conference of Mayors today welcomed the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee’s State and Local Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Funds legislation - to be considered as part of a comprehensive COVID-19 federal package. The bill includes $350 billion in critical aid to

By |2021-02-10T21:18:57-05:00February 10, 2021|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and National Association of Counties Press Congress on Urgent Need for Direct Local Aid

Washington, D.C. — This morning, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National League of Cities and National Association of Counties held a joint Zoom press conference urging Congress to pass the direct fiscal assistance to cities and counties included in the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan. All three organizations have been fighting for communities

By |2021-01-28T19:04:52-05:00January 28, 2021|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities & National Association of Counties Call on Congress to Pass $350 Billion in Direct Assistance to Cities & Counties

Washington, DC—The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National League of Cities (NLC) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) held a joint press conference today, calling on Congress to pass the direct fiscal assistance to cities and counties included in the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan. After the press conference, they released the following

By |2021-01-28T15:50:33-05:00January 28, 2021|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities & National Association of Counties to Hold Press Conference on Urgent Need for Direct Local Aid

Washington, D.C. – Today at 11:00 AM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National League of Cities (NLC) and National Association of Counties (NACo) will hold a joint Zoom press conference to call on Congress to pass the direct fiscal assistance to cities and counties included in the Biden Administration’s American rescue plan.

By |2021-01-28T09:06:51-05:00January 28, 2021|Media Advisories|

With Millions Of Jobs At Stake, State And Local Government Associations Call On Congress To Approve Aid

Washington, DC—With millions of jobs and the economic recovery at stake, the seven leading organizations representing state, territorial and local governments called on Congress to approve an aid package that would sustain vital services to Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. State and local governments employ nearly 15 million Americans, including teachers and professors, police officers

By |2020-05-20T16:23:00-04:00May 20, 2020|News, Press Room|

The Economy and Cities: What America’s Leaders Are Seeing

About This Survey The National League of Cities and the United States Conference of Mayors put together a survey of cities, towns, and villages to create a snapshot of the economic conditions of cities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are the results of the survey. Download PDF

By |2020-04-14T17:34:04-04:00April 14, 2020|Reports|

Nation’s Mayors, Cities, Counties and Regions Applaud Passage of Brownfields Reauthorization included in the Omnibus Bill

Bill Marks Critical Step Forward in Developing Contaminated Properties Washington, DC – The U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties and the National Association of Regional Councils today released the following statement applauding passage of the Brownfields Reauthorization language that was included in the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations bill:

By |2018-03-23T15:44:50-04:00March 23, 2018|News, Press Room|

Letter to the FCC Expressing Opposition to “Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order”

December 7, 2017 Mr. Ajit Pai Chairman, Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, SW Washington, DC 20510 Re: Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order (WC Docket No. 17-108) Dear Chairman Pai, We are writing to you on behalf of the National League of Cities and The United States Conference of Mayors to express our opposition to the recently-released “Restoring

Nation’s Mayors, Cities, Counties and Regions Applaud Passage of the Brownfields Enhancement Economic Development & Reauthorization Act

Bill Marks Critical Step Forward in Providing Essential Funding Washington, DC – The U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties and the National Association of Regional Councils today released the following statement applauding passage of the Brownfields Enhancement Economic Development and Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 3017): “We commend members

By |2017-11-30T17:40:15-05:00November 30, 2017|Environment, News, Press Room|
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