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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
Sep 17 2013

Analysis of "Stand Your Ground Laws" FInds increase in Gun Deaths, Justifiable Homicide

Analysis of Stand Your Ground Laws Shows Rise in Overall Homicides An analysis of "Stand Your Ground Laws" released by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the National Urban League and VoteVets finds a staggering increase in homicides—both justifiable and overall--since these laws were enacted.  The... Read

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May 02 2016

VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN TO SPEAK AT NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE 13TH ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE POLICY CONFERENCE

WASHINGTON, DC (May 2, 2016) The National Urban League is proud to announce that Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on Thursday, May 19, at its 13th Annual Legislative Policy Conference themed, “Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs and Justice.”
Apr 22 2016

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES VIRIGINA GOVERNOR ON VOTING RIGHTS ACTION

NEW YORK (April 22, 2016) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today commended Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his move to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons.
Apr 20 2016

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE PRESIDENT: HARRIET TUBMAN DECISION IS “MAJOR DEVELOPMENT”

NEW YORK (April 20, 2016) – National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today called the U.S. Treasury’s move to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill a milestone for racial reconciliation.

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Washington Update Special LPC Edition - April 4, 2017

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Top 3 Things You Need to Know - February 17, 2017

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Top 3 Things You Need to Know - December 23, 2016

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Staff Diversity in the Senate Matters 
 

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - November 18, 2016

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Election Outcome and Civil Rights Response

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - October 17, 2016

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Racial Bias Has Made Its Way to the Supreme Court

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know - August 12, 2016

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August is Congressional Recess

The United States Congress is in recess during the month of August.  This means that members of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are working in their respective districts. The Washington Bureau urges affiliate CEOs and Young Professionals to use this time to meet with Members of Congress about issues of concern.  Should you need tips or help on how to schedule meetings with your elected officials, please contact the Washington Bureau.

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