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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...

Oct 10, 2014, 12:25 ET
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The Nation's Mayors Mobilize To Increase The Federal Minimum Wage To $10.10 On 10/10

As part of a nationwide Day of Action around increasing the federal minimum wage, the U.S. Conference of Mayors on 10/10 urged Congress to raise...

Oct 03, 2014, 22:03 ET

Mayors And Police Chiefs To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of COPS Program; Focus On Community Policing Strategies, Building Police-Community Trust

The United States Conference of Mayors announced today that mayors and police chiefs will gather in Little Rock, AR at the William J. Clinton...

Sep 29, 2014, 21:47 ET
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The Nation's Mayors Gather In Sacramento With A Focus On Ferguson, Tech & Innovation, Economic Equality And More

Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a bipartisan delegation of more than thirty...

Sep 29, 2014, 13:44 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors Survey Shows My Brother's Keepers Efforts Underway In Cities

 Under the leadership of USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, the nation's mayors today released the findings of a survey...

Sep 26, 2014, 11:23 ET
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The Nation's Mayors To Gather In Sacramento With A Focus On Ferguson, Tech & Innovation, Economic Equality And More

Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a bipartisan delegation of more than thirty...

Sep 04, 2014, 17:14 ET
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Mayors Praise Appointment Of Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank To FirstNet Board

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran issued the following...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:45 ET
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Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors Leaders on the Current Situation in Ferguson, the Administration's Response, and Further Needed Action

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and other USCM leaders issued the following statement about the...

Aug 25, 2014, 14:54 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On Northern California Earthquake

U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement today regarding the earthquake that struck...

Aug 15, 2014, 14:42 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On Recent Shooting In Ferguson, MO

U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement in response to the law-enforcement shooting...

Aug 14, 2014, 17:39 ET
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From Research Lab to the Assembly Line: Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors Award $4 Million to Help Spark Innovation in American Manufacturing

Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today...

Aug 11, 2014, 09:35 ET
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Wage Gap Widens From Recession As Income Inequality Grows

 Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to...

Aug 08, 2014, 14:14 ET
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The Nation's Mayors To Release Economic Report Showing Widening Wage Gap, Increasing Income Inequality

 On Monday, August 11, The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release a new report that documents the gradual, but dramatic shift over...