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Salisbury City Council Vice President to Represent Salisbury in Washington

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WASHINGTON - Salisbury will once again have a voice in the nation's capital this year now that City Council Vice President Laura Mitchell has been reappointed to the National League of Cities.

The Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee on which Mitchell will continue to serve is responsible for developing NLC 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.

“We do not live by our rules alone,” Mitchell said. “We are subject to state and federal rules and regulations as well. Serving on the FAIR Committee gives Salisbury a voice in Washington, D.C., on federal matters that impact us.” Examples that Mitchell provides include preserving the tax-exempt status of bonds and maintaining Marketplace Fairness.

As a member of the committee, Mitchell will play a key role in shaping NLC's policy positions and will advocate on behalf of America's cities and towns before Congress, with the Administration and at home.

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.

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