Oct 03 2016

Civil Rights Leaders Tell the FCC to “Unlock the Plan”

WASHINGTON, DC (October 3, 2016) - In a petition filed today at the FCC, 19 national civil and social rights organizations formally requested that the Commission release the details of its latest proposal for new set-top box rules and allow for public comment.  A final vote on the controversial... Read
Sep 27 2016

National Urban League Supports Senator Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

WASHINGTON, DC (September 27, 2016) – The National Urban League today announced its support for the Stronger Way Act, bold legislation Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced with Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) to fight poverty with real solutions.   
Sep 26 2016

Civil Rights, Faith, and Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Address Flint Lead Crisis before Recess

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2016) – Eighty-six national civil and human rights, faith, and environmental groups are urging Congress to include immediate aid for Flint, Michigan, in the Continuing Resolution to fund the government before the congressional recess. The people of Flint, a low-income... Read


Nov 19 2013

National Urban League Commends T4America Alliance

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement as Transportation For America (T4america.org) announces the launch of its public/private alliance to advocate for increased investment in U.S. infrastructure as a mechanism for job growth and economic... Read
Oct 31 2013

National Urban League Thanks FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn for Her Work as Acting Chairwoman; Congratulates Incoming Chairman Thomas Wheeler on His Confirmation

The National Urban League issued a statement today thanking FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn for her work as Acting Chairwoman and congratulating incoming Chairman Thomas Wheeler on his confirmation.
Oct 06 2013

Urban League Affiliates Become Important Link to Affordable Care Act

The political wrangling over the Affordable Care Act reached new levels last week with the House of Representatives trying in vain to defund or delay the implementation of the new law, the Health Insurance Exchanges that will enable millions of individuals to have access to quality, affordable... Read


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