WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vice President Joe Biden will address the nation's mayors on Friday, June 21st in Las Vegas at the 81st Annual Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors. Almost 200 mayors will gather in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay hotel for the four-day session led by Conference President Philadelphia (PA) Mayor Michael Nutter and host Las Vegas (NV) Mayor Carolyn Goodman.
The economic health of the nation's cities, immigration, the on-going violence in America's cities, school safety, municipal bonds, energy efficiency, infrastructure investment, housing and help for returning Veterans top this year's agenda.
During the meeting, mayors from all over the country will come together to discuss public policy issues impacting residents in cities large and small. On the final day of the meeting, the mayors will debate and vote on policy resolutions to forward to Congress and the Administration in the hopes of shaping federal legislation. Approved resolutions will be available at www.usmayors.org following the meeting.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,139 such cities in the country today, and each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.
All press MUST pre-register to gain access to the 81st Annual Meeting of The U.S. Conference of Mayors by logging onto http://usmayors.org/81stAnnualMeeting. After showing VALID, CURRENT identification, working press representatives must pick up meeting credentials in the USCM press room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
An advance DRAFT agenda is located on the USCM website at www.usmayors.org.
WHO: Vice President Joseph Biden to Address The Nation's Mayors
WHAT: 81st Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors
WHEN: Friday, June 21st Luncheon Session
12:30pm – 2:00pm
WHERE: Mandalay Bay Hotel
3959 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Note: Additional coverage details and media logistics are forthcoming.
SOURCE The U.S. Conference of Mayors