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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter  issues Statement on Fiscal Cliff Agreement

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter issues Statement on Fiscal Cliff Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter today issued the following statement on the Senate’s budget agreement: “On behalf of the mayors in cities all across the country, I am [...]

Mayor Michael A. Nutter :  Statement on Administrator Jackson’s Resignation

Mayor Michael A. Nutter : Statement on Administrator Jackson’s Resignation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Michael Nutter today issued the following statement about the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson: "On behalf of the nation’s mayors, I commend EPA Administrator [...]

Mayors and Local Elected Officials Call on Congress to do its Job

Mayors and Local Elected Officials Call on Congress to do its Job

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The elected leadership of several local government organizations has written a call to action for our federal leaders in Washington.  The elected officials are calling on Congress and the White House to make [...]

USCM  President Philadelphia Mayor Nutter reacts to NRA  Statement

USCM President Philadelphia Mayor Nutter reacts to NRA Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter today issued the following statement after the NRA’s announcement: “NRA officials today blamed everyone but themselves for the conditions that permitted the monstrous attack [...]

USCM Offers Revolutionary New Low-Cost Retirement Savings Program

USCM Offers Revolutionary New Low-Cost Retirement Savings Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has selected Great-West Retirement Services® (Great-West) as its new provider of administrative, recordkeeping and education services for the USCM Deferred Compensation Program ("Program"). Currently, the USCM [...]

The U.S. Conference of Mayors commends mayor Rahm Emanuel on agreement with Chicago teachers

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – “The nation’s mayors strongly commend Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for achieving an historic education contract agreement that will benefit both the students and teachers in Chicago.  “This package will ensure that school principals [...]

The u.s. conference of mayors to fight sequestration cuts

The u.s. conference of mayors to fight sequestration cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Michael A. Nutter, along with USCM Second Vice-President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed [...]

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Applauds Action On Renewal Of Nation’s Transportation Law

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Applauds Action On Renewal Of Nation’s Transportation Law

WASHINGTON,D.C. — The leadership of The U.S. Conference of Mayors today issued the following statements as Congress voted to approve the conference agreement on the renewal of the nation's surface transportation law: "The nation's mayors commend Congress [...]

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Applauds Cops Grants for U.S. Cities

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Applauds Cops Grants for U.S. Cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia (PA) Mayor Michael Nutter issued the following statement after an announcement in Philadelphia today by Attorney General Holder about COPS Hiring Grants being awarded to U.S. Cities: [...]

U.S.Mayors Reacts to Supreme Court’s Arizona Immigration Decision

U.S.Mayors Reacts to Supreme Court’s Arizona Immigration Decision

WASHINGTON,D.C — U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia (PA) Michael A. Nutter today released the following statement in reaction to the Supreme Court's Arizona v. United States decision: "Today's Supreme Court decision in Arizona v. United [...]

U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Use of LED Streetlights

U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Use of LED Streetlights

SEATTLE — On Saturday, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) adopted Mayor Mike McGinn’s resolution endorsing the nationwide use of LED streetlights at the group’s annual meeting in Orlando. The resolution, sponsored by McGinn and Los [...]

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Sworn in…

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Sworn in…

ORLANDO, FL — The presidential gavel was officially handed to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter today by outgoing USCM President Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa, appointing him head of the organization during the 80th Annual Meeting of The United [...]

Mayors Discuss Urgent Need for New Strategies As Clean Water Act Turns 40

Mayors Discuss Urgent Need for New Strategies As Clean Water Act Turns 40

Washington, D.C. – To mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA), a landmark federal law protecting water resources in the United States, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) hosted a panel discussion on [...]

Vice President Joe Biden  to address the nation’s mayors.

Vice President Joe Biden to address the nation’s mayors.

WASHINGTON ,DC– The nation’s mayors, led by Conference President Los Angeles (CA) Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, will gather in Orlando, Florida from Wednesday, June 13 to Saturday, June 16, for the 80th Annual Meeting of The [...]

The u.s. conference of mayors announces new task force

The u.s. conference of mayors announces new task force

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today announced the establishment of a new task force to work with U.S. cities as the nation shifts from combat roles in Iraq and Afghanistan to a new [...]

U.S. Mayors See Surge in Exports as Key to Economic Growth

U.S. Mayors See Surge in Exports as Key to Economic Growth

  JACKSONVILLE — Exports in 40 metro areas, including many far from ports, have the potential to grow by 70% and higher during this decade, projects a report released today by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM).  [...]

EVENT: U.S. Mayors to convene national meeting on exports and ports

EVENT: U.S. Mayors to convene national meeting on exports and ports

Will Highlight Exports and Ports as Potential Economic Drivers, Job Creators – Jacksonville, FL | February 23-25th  WASHINGTON, DC — Led by U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the nation’s mayors will [...]

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