Tag: National League of Cities

MARRIAGE EQUALITY ENDORSED BY NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES

June 27th, 2013

The Supreme Court was the big story on Wednesday, striking down DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act. However, on the same morning the Board of the National League of Cities (NLC) took a major stride towards equality by approving “A RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE FREEDOM TO MARRY AND FEDERAL NON-DISCRIMINATION FOR GAY AND LESBIAN COUPLES”, after […]

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SEATTLE FARM BILL PRINCIPLES ADOPTED BY COUNCIL, TO GO BEFORE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES

June 14th, 2011

On Monday, May 23, the City Council adopted Resolution 31296, supporting the Seattle Farm Bill Principles as policy guidance to the Federal Government in the renewal of the 2012 Farm Bill.  Our goal is to have Seattle’s actions will serve as a model for other jurisdictions.  On June 4, I presented the Farm Bill principles […]

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