Tag: National League of Cities (NLC)

MARRIAGE EQUALITY AFFIRMED AT SUCCESSFUL NLC CONFERENCE

November 22nd, 2013

The business meeting of the National League of Cities (NLC) was the concluding event at last week’s annual conference, which we hosted in Seattle this year. The business meeting approves policy positions that comprise the legislative platform for NLC, and also elects the new officers for the coming year. A key highlight in the policy […]

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NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES IN SEATTLE

November 14th, 2013

This week the National League of Cities (NLC) is holding its annual conference in Seattle. As a member of the Board, I worked with the NLC to get them to commit to visiting our City. This visit gives us the opportunity to showcase the great things Seattle is doing while engaging Mayors and Councilmembers from […]

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PROGRESSIVE CHANGE AGENTS IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES

December 6th, 2012

The venerable National League of Cities (NLC), which represents almost 2000 municipalities around the country, is evolving into an even more active change agent on behalf of urban areas.  NLC has historically been a moderately progressive organization, focused on securing federal resources for cities.  NLC’s membership includes many smaller and more conservative cities, and the […]

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SEATTLE SUCCESSES AT NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES

November 16th, 2011

Last week the National League of Cities (NLC) held its annual conference, and Seattle won two victories in the voting on Saturday, November 12.  Our first success came when I was elected to a two-year term as one of 18 new and reelected members of the Board of Directors chosen to represent the more than […]

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