The five organizations that signed a joint letter last week calling on Congress to provide additional transportation funding to local governments release a joint press release today highlighting the letter’s importance. The organizations that signed the letter are: Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations National Association of Counties National Association of Regional Councils National League of […]
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The EPA recently released its latest report on building resilient communities through the use of green infrastructure. Titled, Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure: A guide to help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits, the report aims to aid local governments, utilities, neighborhood groups, nonprofits and stakeholders […]
Yesterday, NARC joined the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organization, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors on a letter calling for Congressional transportation leaders to direct a greater share of available federal transportation funds to local governments and their regional agencies. Cities, counties, and townships own 78 percent […]
Long-Term Unemployment Webinar Friday, October 24, 1:00 PM ET The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is hosting a webinar to feature new program resources for addressing long-term unemployment in your community. Last week, the White House announced a series of new actions being taken to strengthen assistance to the long-term […]
Though Congress recently extended the most recent transportation authorization bill through the end of May 2015, likely pushing action off for the new Congress that will be seated next year, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) urging action well in advance of this […]