Federal and City Relations
The body’s lone local government representative discusses filling the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s shoes and keeping pace with technology.
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National Association of Counties members are told now is the time to get involved in attracting investment.
Wireless industry groups support the new Senate bill, but the Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues it sacrifices too much local government authority.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget released its estimates as the nation's debt and deficits are on the rise.
Despite ongoing court battles, the department last week announced new conditions for state and local grant applicants.
A new report from the National League of Cities ranks 60 occupations in terms of whether they are vulnerable to being automated, suggesting ways city leaders can work with their residents to prepare.
Experts said the program could benefit from more structured oversight.
The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure projects, including runways, taxiways, aprons and terminals.
“I urge you to enlist cities as partners,” transportation commissioner Polly Trottenberg told Senate lawmakers.
“This will be a problem for the foreseeable future,” said Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, which released a new study Wednesday.
The draft legislation covers programs that help fund water infrastructure, and that provide payments to rural counties.
The city faces a potential labor shortage in key industries it’s typically filled with immigrants.
On issues ranging from sanctuary cities to telecommunications, activists are betting big on the Supreme Court’s sports gambling decision.
The National League of Cities analyzed 160 of the speeches.
President Trump signed the legislation on Thursday.
Broadband accessibility advocates worry a bill working its way through the Senate might “water down” the FCC’s minimum speed standard.
Water and sewer utility provisions found in the Senate version of the legislation aren't included in the House draft.
A U.S. House task force is looking at the possibility of a 2.0 version of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
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