Category: Presidential Election Campaign

Congratulations President Trump – Now Let’s Work Together

Regardless of party affiliation and policy disagreements, the model of local input in the federal process over the recent years should be replicated, not rejected. This is a guest post by Mayor Craig Thurmond. Today, hundreds of thousands gather in Washington, D.C. to witness the 58th Inauguration in American history. People have traveled across the

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Federal Advocacy in 2017: In a Year of Transition, Cities Seek Certainty and Opportunity

NLC is advocating for what may be cities’ most important federal priority in 2017: promoting a positive narrative around cities to the incoming administration and new lawmakers in Congress. In the nation’s capital, the remarkable success of the Republican Party in the 2016 election surprised many and started a fresh debate over the message voters wanted to

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3 Reasons Why Infrastructure Needed to Be Addressed in the GOP Debate

Last night, Republican presidential hopefuls again stood before the nation vying to be their party’s nominee. One issue was sorely missing from the debate. A view of the podium bearing the presidential seal at NLC’s Congressional City Conference. (Jason Dixson) For three hours last night at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., 11 Republican

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