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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...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:52 ET
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The Nation's Mayors Support Excellent Educators For All

 The following statement was released today by USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in support of U.S. Education Secretary Arne...

Jun 30, 2014, 22:24 ET
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The Nation's Mayors Support Immigration Reform

 USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in support of President Obama's commitment to act on...

Jun 25, 2014, 14:26 ET
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Update: USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Wraps Up U.S. 82nd Annual Meeting Of The U.S. Conference Of Mayors

USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today officially wrapped up the 82nd Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors following a...

Jun 24, 2014, 19:51 ET
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Mayors' Panel on "Sports & Race": Sports Spotlight Talent, Not Race, For Benefit of Players & Fans

In sports, players and fans alike experience cultural differences among people and mostly engage on an even playing field – an opportunity...

Jun 23, 2014, 20:28 ET
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USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Wraps Up U.S. 82nd Annual Meeting Of The U.S. Conference Of Mayors

USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today officially wrapped up the 82nd Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors following a...

Jun 23, 2014, 17:18 ET
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Nation's Mayors Expand Their Commitment To Attack Local Climate Challenges

At its 82nd Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting yesterday, the nation's mayors renewed their longstanding commitment to fight climate...

Jun 22, 2014, 14:37 ET
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Mayors Kevin Johnson And Bill de Blasio Announce Mayoral Task Force To Tackle Inequality In America's Cities

 At the 82nd annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting, USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and New York City Mayor Bill de...

Jun 21, 2014, 19:37 ET
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New Orleans & West Sacramento Named "Most Livable" Cities In America

 New Orleans, LA Mayor Mitch Landrieu and West Sacramento, CA Mayor Chris Cabaldon have been awarded first place honors in the 2014 City...

Jun 21, 2014, 10:51 ET
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Mayors Kevin Johnson and Bill de Blasio Announce New Effort To Create More Equitable Cities

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a new effort to...

Jun 20, 2014, 19:42 ET
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Mayors of Las Vegas (NV) and Gresham (OR) Win 1st Place Honors For Their Local Energy and Climate Efforts

 Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis are the nation's top winners in the 2014 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards,...

Jun 20, 2014, 16:24 ET
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U.S. Metro Areas To Spur Economic Growth Through 2020

 According to a new economic report released today by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), metro areas will continue to lead the way in...

Jun 12, 2014, 19:52 ET
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The Nation's Mayors to Gather in Dallas This Summer: The United States Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting: Friday, June 20 - Monday, June 23

Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, more than...

Jun 04, 2014, 12:02 ET
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The Nation's Mayors to Gather in Dallas This Summer

Under the leadership of USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, more than 200 of the nation's mayors...

Jun 02, 2014, 17:45 ET
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Statement Of U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson On EPA Issuance Of Clean Air Act Proposed Regulations On Greenhouse Gases

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement regarding EPA's issuance of Clean Air Act...