National League of Cities
Bloomberg launches 'Local Infrastructure Hub' to help cities get grant funding
Bloomberg Philanthropies and other groups unveiled the Local Infrastructure Hub, a program that helps communities get grant funding.
CivStart and National League of Cities to help six cities launch tech pilots
CivStart will help the cities, including New York and Philadelphia, find tech solutions to local issues over the next year.
Data shows how local governments have used Rescue Plan money
An interactive tracker from NACo, the National League of Cities and the Brookings Institution shows highlights of more than 2,300 projects funded by last year's pandemic relief package.
Three cities are building a broadband speed-test app with Esri
A new partnership through the National League of Cities' "Capstone Challenge" series aims to help communities find gaps in broadband coverage.
Mayors, county leaders 'sounding the alarm' for federal aid
"This is not a big-city or blue-state problem," the Republican mayor of Arlington, Texas, told reporters as local governments face a severe budget crunch from the pandemic.
Biden relief proposal includes $350 billion for state and local government
While none of the money is targeted directly at IT, state and local governments would be able to use the money flexibly to cover a broad range of expenses.
Communities close digital divide through racial, socioeconomic analysis
Officials said approaching the digital divide through racial and socioeconomic lenses enables more meaningful and efficient uses of city resources.
NLC, Bloomberg Philanthropies launch coronavirus action tracker
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
Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.