Mayors Get Involved in FCC Net Neutrality Vote Debate

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Mayors Get Involved in FCC Net Neutrality Vote Debate

Approximately sixty mayors signed a letter opposing the repeal of net neutrality regulations in anticipation of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote on Thursday. They fear that the repeal could lead to digital inequality, putting low-income users at risk of getting left behind because they cannot afford the premium Internet speed and availability packages. The…

House Jumps into National Monuments Fight

Last Monday, the president signed two proclamations to scale back two large national monuments in Utah – the 1.4-million-acre Bear Ears National Monument to 220,000 acres and the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to 1 million acres. While the Trump administration maintained that the reduction in land would allow ranchers to be stewards of…

Coalition Calls for Preservation of PABs

NARC joined many national organizations – including the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and National Association of Counties – on a letter calling for the preservation of PABs and advance refunding bonds in the final tax bill. PABs and advance refunding bonds provide efficient & low-cost financing for critical investments in infrastructure projects…

Nation’s Mayors, Cities, Counties and Regions Applaud Passage of the Brownfields Enhancement Economic Development & Reauthorization Act

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and National Association of Counties today released the following statement applauding passage of the Brownfields Enhancement Economic Development and Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 3017): “We commend members of the U.S. House of Representatives for passing this important legislation…

Tax Reform Update

As Congress heads towards the end of President Trump’s first year in office, the House begins acting on the promised tax reform legislation. The House push to adopt tax reform legislation will continue for the next several weeks with committee hearings, debate, and ultimately a vote. Supporters of the legislation who claimed that it would simplify…

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