Advocacy Letters

2020 Letters

LOT Coalition FAST Act Reauthorization Letter (January 2020)
NARC signed a Local Officials in Transportation (LOT) Coalition letter asking Congress to leverage local governments’ increased commitment to invest in the nation’s transportation networks by substantially growing the local share of the Surface transportation Block Grant Program (STGBP). The undersigned organizations represent a broad coalition of local stakeholders from cities, counties and metropolitan planning organizations from across the country who respectfully request the Committee’s consideration of raising existing federal commitments to local governments.

Supporting the Older Americans Act of 2020 (H.R. 4334) (February 2020)
NARC signed the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s national organization letter supporting the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020, H.R. 4334. This bill represents bipartisan, bicameral legislation to reauthorize the Older Americans Act which expired on September 30, 2019. NARC and the other 126 national organizations who have signed this letter have a vested interest in the well-being of America’s aging population and write to congress in support of the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 (H.R. 4334) to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA).

Funding for Workforce and Education Programs (January 2020)
NARC signed a Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce (CIAW) letter to Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to include adequate investments in workforce and education programs to meet the needs of businesses and workers.

2019 Letters

2020 Census Funding Letter (December 2019)
NARC signed a letter developed by the Census Project letter and sent to Congressional leadership in the House and Senate Appropriations Committees asking them to fully fund the 2020 Census as they work to finalize the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bills.

Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce (January 2019)
NARC signed a Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce (CIAW) letter to Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to include adequate investments in workforce and education programs to meet the needs of businesses and workers.

2018 Letters

Opportunity Zones (December 2018)
NARC’s executive director, Leslie Wollack, submitted a letter to Commissioner Charles P. Rettig at the Internal Revenue Service providing comments regarding the Department of Treasury’s proposed rules relating to the treatment of qualified Opportunity Zone Funds, and on the promise and reach of
Opportunity Zones more generally.

USDOT Autonomous VV 3.0 Comments (December 2018)

Housing and Community Development Funding (November 2018)

ERRATA Motion for Stay (October 2018)