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Mayor Emanuel Welcomes India’s Consul General to Chicago Ausaf Sayeed

Mayor Emanuel Welcomes India’s Consul General to Chicago Ausaf Sayeed

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Indian Consul General Ausaf Sayeed Meet to Discuss Growing Global Relationship and Economic Development Between Sister Cities CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed Ausaf Sayeed, the Consul General of India to Chicago [...]

British parliament votes against military action in Syria

British parliament votes against military action in Syria

LONDON, ENGLAND — British lawmakers on Thursday rejected a proposal that would have paved the way for military action in Syria, marking a stunning defeat for Prime Minister David Cameron whose government had been expected to [...]

The dream lives on

The dream lives on

Credit : The Last Word, NBCnews [...]

Mayor Emanuel Announces Release of Food Desert Data and New Interactive Efforts to Combat Food Deserts in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Release of Food Desert Data and New Interactive Efforts to Combat Food Deserts in Chicago

Efforts to Reduce Food Deserts Have Reduced Food Deserts in Low-Income Areas by More than 20 Percent; New Release of Data Will Help Communities Join the Fight to Alleviate Food Deserts  CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Rahm [...]

Mayor Parker Hires Chief Procurement Officer

Mayor Parker Hires Chief Procurement Officer

HOUSTON — Mayor Annise Parker today welcomed the City of Houston’s new Chief Procurement Officer, Lourdes Coss, MPA, CPPO. Coss has more than 25 years of experience, most recently as the former Chief Procurement Officer for [...]

Mayor Emanuel Leads Groundbreaking on Bloomingdale Trail.

Mayor Emanuel Leads Groundbreaking on Bloomingdale Trail.

2.7-Mile Multipurpose Elevated Trail to Open Fall 2014 as Centerpiece of The 606, Linking Five Community Parks and Amenities CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined officials from the Chicago Park District, the Chicago Department of [...]

Readout of the President’s Meeting with Mayors

Readout of the President’s Meeting with Mayors

WASHINGTON, DC —  President Obama and Attorney General Holder met this afternoon with a group of mayors from around the country to discuss strategies to reduce youth violence. The President reiterated that government alone can never [...]

Mayor’s View: Freeport improving on the job front

Mayor’s View: Freeport improving on the job front

FREEPORT — The Freeport-area economy has certainly taken its hits. But, the news is not all negative. There are definite signs of life. The new Tri-Star Metals facility on Lamm Road is in full swing. It [...]

Filner: They Lynched Me

Filner: They Lynched Me

Troubled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has finally agreed to quit his office, but not before claiming that his ouster was a "lynching." SAN DIEGO — Filner agreed to vacate the Mayor's office after reaching an [...]

Mayor Bob Filner of San Diego Agrees to Resign

Mayor Bob Filner of San Diego Agrees to Resign

SAN DIEGO — Mayor Bob Filner of San Diego agreed to resign on Friday under a barrage of sexual harassment complaints, offering an apology to his accusers while still denying the allegations and blaming his downfall [...]

400 Mayors Inspired to Join “Extra Mile” Mission

400 Mayors Inspired to Join “Extra Mile” Mission

SACRAMENTO, CA – Two hundred and eight Mayors from across the United States have already declared November 1, 2013, as Extra Mile Day…a day to recognize the opportunity we each have to create positive change in [...]

Former President Mubarak of Egypt Is Freed From Prison and Flown to Hospital, Officials Say

Former President Mubarak of Egypt Is Freed From Prison and Flown to Hospital, Officials Say

EGYPT — Egypt’s military-appointed government removed former president Hosni Mubarak from a Cairo prison on Thursday, a day after an Egyptian court ruled that he could no longer be incarcerated, injecting a volatile new element into [...]

Mayor Bing Presents First Group of New Public Safety Vehicles To Police Chief…

Mayor Bing Presents First Group of New Public Safety Vehicles To Police Chief…

DETROIT — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing today turned over the keys to 10 new EMS ambulances and 15 new police cars to Police Chief James Craig and Fire Commissioner Donald Austin. The vehicles are the first [...]

Delivering for New York Tour: Doubling The Per Child Tax Credit for Families

Delivering for New York Tour: Doubling The Per Child Tax Credit for Families

NEW YORK CITY  – Continuing his “Delivering for New York” tour, Anthony Weiner visited the Lower East Side today to discuss his law that was included in the Bush Tax cuts that doubled the per-child tax [...]

Mayor Annise Parker Elected to C40 Steering Committee

Mayor Annise Parker Elected to C40 Steering Committee

HOUSTON — Mayor Annise Parker has been elected to serve on the Steering Committee of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), an international network of the world’s largest cities taking action to reduce greenhouse gas [...]

Manila : Estrada apology too late, say Manila bus siege survivors

Manila : Estrada apology too late, say Manila bus siege survivors

MANILA — Survivors of the Manila bus tragedy have rejected an apology from the new mayor of the city for the shootings that left eight Hongkongers dead and vowed to press ahead with legal action.Yik Siu-ling, [...]

Mayor: ‘Everybody’s wound up’ over plans for white supremacist takeover of N.D. town

Mayor: ‘Everybody’s wound up’ over plans for white supremacist takeover of N.D. town

LEITH, N.D. — The mayor of a tiny Grant County town that’s been targeted for a takeover by a hate crimes fugitive said local residents are demanding more information now that the plot has been uncovered. [...]

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