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Jan 23, 2015, 12:54 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors and ScottsMiracle-Gro Transform Cities Through Green Space Development

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) today announced the winners of the 2015 garden and green space...

Jan 22, 2015, 00:10 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo launch grant program

 The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced a new collaboration, the CommunityWINS℠ grant program, aimed at...

Jan 21, 2015, 01:03 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Responds To President Obama's State of the Union Address

U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement in response to President Obama's State of the...

Jan 19, 2015, 11:19 ET
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Vice President Joe Biden To Deliver Remarks To The Nation's Mayors

On the heels of President Obama's State of the Union Address (SOTU) and under the leadership of USCM Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, nearly 300 of...

Jan 15, 2015, 14:56 ET
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Nearly 300 Mayors to be in D.C. for the 83rd Winter Meeting of the United States Conference Of Mayors & Response To State Of The Union

On the heels of President Obama's State of the Union Address (SOTU) and under the leadership of USCM Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, more than 290...

Jan 13, 2015, 14:45 ET
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Nearly 300 Mayors in D.C. for the 83rd Winter Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors

On the heels of President Obama's State of the Union Address (SOTU) and under the leadership of USCM Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, more than 290...

Dec 22, 2014, 23:47 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement In The Wake Of The Murders Of Police Officers In New York City

 U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement today in the wake of the murders of two...

Dec 20, 2014, 23:24 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On Police Officer Murders In New York City

U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement today in response to the murders of two NYC...

Dec 12, 2014, 14:31 ET
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In Case You Missed It: Mayors' Hunger and Homelessness Report Cites Increased Demand In Emergency Services & Shortfall In Resources

The 32nd annual assessment of hunger and homelessness, conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors and released today in Washington, found increased...

Dec 05, 2014, 14:08 ET
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Local Government Organizations Thank EPA for Moving Forward on Affordability Framework

Mayors who are gathered in Washington, D.C. for The U.S. Conference of Mayors' Water Council Meeting today thanked the U.S. Environment Protection...

Dec 03, 2014, 23:30 ET

U.S. Conference Of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On Grand Jury Decision In New York City

 U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement in response to the grand jury's decision...

Dec 03, 2014, 12:02 ET
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Retailers Join Local And State Governments To Press Congress For Marketplace Fairness

On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a coalition of local and state government officials and private sector retailers came together today...

Nov 26, 2014, 14:11 ET
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Local Government Organizations Thank EPA for Moving Forward on Affordability Framework

On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a "Financial Capability Assessment Framework for Municipal Clean Water Act...

Nov 24, 2014, 22:06 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement on Grand Jury Ruling in Ferguson, MO

 U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement in response to the grand jury ruling in...

Nov 23, 2014, 18:03 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On The Death Of D.C. Mayor Marion Barry

 U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement regarding the death of former District...

Nov 20, 2014, 21:16 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement on President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement on President Obama's Executive Action on...

Nov 10, 2014, 14:07 ET
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Statement By U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson On The Announcement Of Loretta Lynch As U.S. Attorney General Nominee

 USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement today on President Obama's announcement of Loretta Lynch as the...

Nov 06, 2014, 15:45 ET
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The Nation's Mayors Commend Appointment Of Former Louisville Mayor And USCM President Jerry Abramson To The Obama Administration: Statement From USCM CEO And Executive Director Tom Cochran

 U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following statement on President Obama's appointment of the...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Statement From U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson On The Death Of Boston Mayor Tom Menino

The following statement was issued today from U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson on the death of former Boston...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:14 ET
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Statement from Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of The U.S. Conference of Mayors on the Death of Boston Mayor Tom Menino

The following statement was issued today from USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran on the death of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino: "The...