March 19, 2014
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League Executive Board Members Advocate for California City Priorities During 2014 NLC City Congressional ConferenceMore than 1,500 city officials from across the nation met in Washington, D.C. last week for the 2014 National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference. During the conference, League representatives met with several members of the California congressional delegation and advocated in support of League and NLC federal priorities. In addition, the conference provided the opportunity for California League members to meet and learn about federal, state and local issues facing their counterparts from other states.
Meetings and Events, NLC, Federal
Public Contracting, Environmental Quality
ask your member of Congress to sign the bi-partisan “Dear Colleague” letter to fund Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) at $3.3 billion in FY 2015. Friday, March 28 is the deadline for House members to sign the letter.
Economic Development, Action Item, Federal
Kaiser Permanente, the Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign (HEAL) and Keenan & Associates are offering a workforce health initiative to support League cities in improving employee wellness.
Cities for Workforce Health, Meetings and Events
Regulation Expected to be Costly for California Communities and Affected ResidentsThe California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a draft Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) for drinking water in August 2013. The agency released this draft after working on the issue for more than a year.
Corporation for National and Community Service; Cities of Service; National League of Cities; and Mesa, AZ, Mayor Scott Smith, president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The goal is to highlight the impact of AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and other national service programs in tackling local problems and to thank national service members for their commitment.
Mayors and Council Members, Meetings and Events
Meetings and Events, NLC, Transportation
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