NLC Policy Units Assert Local Importance in Federal Equation
Wollack, Leslie, Nation's Cities Weekly
Delegates to the Congress of Cities called on the new administration of President-elect Clinton to redirect federal spending and reinvest in the nation's cities. The policy statements and resolutions adopted at NLC's annual business meeting reasserted local authority over local concerns and the federal role in the future of cities.
Resolutions from the Board of Directors, and two policy committees reaffirmed NLC's acknowledgment that the end of the Cold War should coincide with federal recommitment to economic conversion and investment in physical and human resources. Much of the policy language adopted by the membership also focused on the problem of unfunded federal …
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Publication information: Article title: NLC Policy Units Assert Local Importance in Federal Equation. Contributors: Wollack, Leslie - Author. Magazine title: Nation's Cities Weekly. Volume: 15. Issue: 48 Publication date: December 7, 1992. Page number: 4. © 2009 National League of Cities. COPYRIGHT 1992 Gale Group.
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