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Apr 09, 2015, 17:59 ET

Joint statement supporting bipartisan approach to e-fairness

Following a meeting this morning, Gov. Gary Herbert (Vice Chair of the National Governors Association), Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker...

Apr 08, 2015, 20:57 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Kevin Johnson Responds To Police Officer Shooting Of Unarmed Man In North Charleston, SC:

 U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to the police officer...

Apr 03, 2015, 13:25 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors Signs MOU With International Association Of Francophone Mayors

 During the International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF) conference that took place in New Orleans this week, U.S. Conference of...

Mar 23, 2015, 15:42 ET
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The Nation's Mayors Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Bill

 Led by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Vice President Baltimore Mayor...

Mar 23, 2015, 08:05 ET
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Today: The Nation's Mayors to Examine Issues of Transportation, Housing, Income Inequality

On Monday, March 23, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host mayors from across the country for a meeting of The U.S. Conference of...

Mar 20, 2015, 11:55 ET
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The Nation's Mayors to Examine Issues of Transportation, Housing, Income Inequality

 On Monday, March 23, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host mayors from across the country for a meeting of The U.S. Conference...

Mar 14, 2015, 00:05 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Responds To Shooting Of Tony Robinson In Madison (WI) Last Week

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to the shooting of Tony...

Mar 12, 2015, 18:38 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Kevin Johnson Responds To Shooting Of Police Officers In Ferguson, MO

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to the shooting of police...

Mar 02, 2015, 18:56 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and USCM CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran Issue Joint Statement On Death Of Former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini

The U.S. Conference of Mayors today issued the following statement on the death of former Salt Lake City (UT) Mayor Deedee Corradini: "It is with...

Mar 02, 2015, 12:40 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Congratulates President Obama's Task Force On 21st Century Community Policing: Urges Quick Implementation of Report's Recommendations

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement on the report from President Obama's Task...

Feb 26, 2015, 18:00 ET
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USCM CEO Tom Cochran Announces Partnership with Global Parliament of Mayors

 This March 2nd the CEO and Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Tom Cochran, will convene with three other key partners...

Feb 23, 2015, 15:21 ET
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Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson Testifies Before President Obama's Task Force On 21st Century Policing

Gary, IN Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson testified today before the seventh listening session of President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century...

Feb 10, 2015, 21:45 ET
Feb 06, 2015, 18:04 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement of Support Regarding Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins

U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement about Toledo (OH) Mayor D. Michael...

Feb 03, 2015, 09:55 ET
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Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson on President Obama's FY 2016 Budget

The U.S. Conference of Mayors released the following statement in response to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal: "The nation's...

Jan 30, 2015, 11:46 ET
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The U.S. Conference Of Mayors Unveils Community Policing Recommendations

The nation's mayors are playing close attention today to the proceedings of the Second Listening Session of President Obama's Task Force on 21st...

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...