WASHINGTON – According to a recent press release, Heather Hall, 1st District In-District Councilwoman, City of Kansas City, Missouri has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism and court systems. The appointment was announced by NLC President Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Indiana.
“I look forward to working with my fellow colleagues across the country in strengthening the relationship between communities and law enforcement to better protect and serve our citizens,” said Councilwoman Heather Hall.
As a committee member, Hall 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 Heather Hall join NLC’s Public Safety and Crime Prevention committee on behalf of her 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 Roxanne Thalman, Councilmember, Arlington, Texas, Vice Chair Michael Lester, Councilmember, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and Vice Chair Helen Willis, Councilmember, South Fulton, Georgia.
For more information, contact Markus Smith, Legislative Aide to Councilwoman Hall, at (816) 513-6505 or NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.