Tags National League of Cities

NLC, Bloomberg Philanthropies launch coronavirus action tracker

by • 4 days ago

Officials from dozens of cities have contributed more than 500 different measures they've taken to respond as the pandemic has reached their communities.

'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states

by • 6 months ago

Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.

Rise in natural disasters should push more local governments toward cloud computing, expert says

by • 10 months ago

As natural disasters increase in frequency and intensity, moving data to the cloud can be a saving grace for local governments that face climate-based emergencies.

National League of Cities announces data workshop series

by • 2 years ago

Together with Results for America, the advocacy group hopes to bring data resources and education to more cities.

Communities lament 'rising tide' of broadband preemption

by • 2 years ago

Municipal officials attending a National League of Cities conference pushed back against state laws preempting local authority on broadband.

Report urges cities to consider equity as they adopt emerging tech

by • 2 years ago

Autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies, and body worn cameras each could have unintended consequences on vulnerable populations, according to new research from the National League of Cities.

National Science Foundation offers $100 million for wireless research hubs

by • 3 years ago

Applications are open for projects that would create real-world test beds for connectivity and advanced wireless technology.

Congressional advocates for city-run broadband revive their effort

by • 3 years ago

Six U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would give cities the right to create their own broadband networks when traditional providers are too expensive or too slow.

Association of Counties, League of Cities join forces with Public Technology Institute

by • 3 years ago

A new partnership to bring more advanced tech programming to local officials is "more than just the shaking of hands."