WASHINGTON — DATE — Franklin, Tennessee Mayor Ken Moore, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority. The appointment was announced by NLC President Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor, Gary, Indiana.
Mayor Moore said, “I am honored to be able to work with this committee of the National League of Cities. Representing one of the top communities in America, it will allow me to share best practices and experiences with my colleagues and elected officials at a National level.”
As a committee member, Mayor Moore will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the administration and at home.
“Our federal advocacy committees help ensure that policymakers in Washington know what’s happening on the ground in our communities – and what is needed from our federal partners,” said Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Indiana, and president of the National League of Cities (NLC). “I am proud to have Franklin Mayor Ken Moore join NLC’s Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations committee on behalf of Franklin residents. Together with a team of local leaders from around the country, we will work to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Chris Brown, City Controller, Houston, Texas, Vice Chair Leondrae Camel, City Manager, South Bay, Florida, and Vice Chair Catherine Dauler, Councilmember, State College, Pennsylvania.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans. www.nlc.org