Cities are important and NLC is continuous to push for native finances aid for all communities. The extent of the financial downturn resulting from COVID-19 is but to be totally recognized, however the impacts on cities are already important. Confronted with important tax income shortfalls, notably from gross sales and revenue taxes, many cities have been pressured to chop providers, layoff and furlough staff, and pull again on capital tasks. Within the first 100 days of the Biden Administration, NLC is prioritizing getting extra direct help to cities, cities and villages.
Laws and Regulation
Coronavirus Response and Reduction Provisions
On Dec. 27, 2020 President Donald Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133) funding the federal authorities by way of Sept. 30, 2021, offering emergency coronavirus aid and authorizing different issues.
NLC took a better have a look at all of the packages and provisions within the laws which might be necessary to native governments throughout the nation.
COVID-19 Native Response Rules
Native elected officers are uniquely positioned to assist their communities handle the financial and well being affect of COVID-19 and to handle extreme continual inequities uncovered by the pandemic. Every precept has a corresponding Response Transient that gives steering and descriptions particular actions cities can take to handle the important thing points affecting native communities throughout this pandemic. View them individually or obtain the complete set of rules to assist deal with and meet the wants of your local people.
Sustaining Your Metropolis’s Fiscal Well being and Important Companies
Leaders should be certain that important metropolis providers proceed to function throughout the COVID-19 disaster. Many native governments are being pressured to alter insurance policies and practices to take care of operations because of the unfold of the coronavirus.
This COVID-19 precept Response Transient offers steering and descriptions particular actions cities can take to handle native monetary well being and providers throughout this pandemic.
View NLC’s weblog posts round stabilizing authorities operations in native communities across the nation.
Concerning the Federal Motion Agenda
The NLC Advocacy Heart takes a proactive strategy to the selections and insurance policies popping out of Washington, D.C. In response to these choices, we have created the Federal Motion Agenda as a useful resource for the most recent info and to supply suggestions on how member cities may finest reply and implement. Discover our up-to-date suggestions and priorities within the Federal Action Agenda.