Nation's Cities Weekly

Monthly publication has articles and news briefs that cover municipal issues, such as government, economy, immigration, housing and transportation and after school programs.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 41, October 10

Audioconference to Focus on Disaster Prevention and Response
Municipal leaders from cities and towns across the nation have responded by looking for opportunities to contribute to the recovery and rebuilding efforts of Gulf Coast communities impacted by Hurricane Katrina. During the next several months, as...
Cities Participate in Race Equality Week
NLC's Sixth-Annual Race Equality Week, September 26-30, served as a national opportunity for cities and towns to endorse racial equality and promote the importance of racial awareness through activities in their communities. City events were complemented...
Congress Passes Continuing Resolution for Federal Budget Some Programs See Significant Cuts
In order to prevent a government shut-down, Congress passed a six-week continuing resolution that will be in effect until November 18. To put pressure on lawmakers to complete all the spending bills sooner rather than later, this particular resolution...
Immigration, Leadership among Themes at HELO Summit
With emphasis on immigration issues and leadership development, NLC's Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) convened the third-annual HELO Summit, which welcomed local leaders from around the country. Serving as this year's host was HELO President...
NLC Members Connect with Hurricane Evacuees
As part of the Human Development (HD) Steering Committee meeting last month in San Antonio, Texas, members drove to Kelly Air Force base to visit with some of the 3,000 evacuees from New Orleans dislocated by Hurricane Katrina. HD Chair Rosa Ferraro...
Ownership Statement
U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Required by 39 U.S.C. 3685) 1. Publication Title: Nation's Cities Weekly 2. Publication No. 0164-5935 3. Filing Date: 9-30-2005 4. Issue Frequency: Weekly, except...
Reich to Address Congress of Cities Delegates
Robert B. Reich, the nation's 22nd Secretary of Labor and one of the nation's leading thinkers about work and the economy will address delegates at the opening general session for the 2005 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Charlotte, N.C. Reich...
Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Investment Tax Credits
The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to review a federal appeals court decision in Charlotte Cuno, et al. v. DaimlerChrysler Corp., which held unconstitutional the ability of Ohio and its municipalities to use investment tax credits for economic...
The Afterschool Hours: A New Focus for America's Cities
Recent surveys and interviews conducted by NLC document that municipal leaders are deeply concerned about the availability of high-quality afterschool programs in their communities. In a 2003 survey of 501 municipal Officials, respondents indicated...