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Aug 12, 2015, 11:09 ET
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Iowa Arts Advocacy Caucus seeks to empower Iowa arts advocates

More than 170 of Iowa's top arts and culture leaders will gather for the Iowa Arts Advocacy Caucus on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, from 9 am to 4 pm at...

Aug 03, 2015, 15:40 ET
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Statement of U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued the following statement on the Administration's Clean...

Aug 03, 2015, 11:59 ET
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Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball and U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce 2015 PLAY BALL Cities for PLAY BALL Month

Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball, in conjunction with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), today announced that more than 125...

Jul 31, 2015, 14:17 ET
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Statement of U.S. Conference of Mayors President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on Today's Announcement for Financial Aid for Education for Federal and State Prisoners

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued the following statement on today's announcement of...

Jul 29, 2015, 09:10 ET
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GARY, INDIANA MAYOR KAREN FREEMAN WILSON TO DISCUSS COMMUNITY POLICING, POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY at the National Urban League 2015 Conference | Thursday, July 30 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL

On behalf of The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), Gary (IN) Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will participate in a panel discussion titled SAVE OUR...

Jul 20, 2015, 15:33 ET
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U.S. Conference Of Mayors Opposes Federal Legislation To Undermine "Sanctuary Cities"

On behalf of the nation's mayors, The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today registered strong opposition to...

Jul 14, 2015, 12:18 ET
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Mayoral Food Policy Forum -- USA and Italian Mayors -- at Expo Milan | July 18, 2015

A delegation of United States Mayors will meet with a delegation of Italian mayors, under the leadership of The United States Conference of Mayors...

Jul 08, 2015, 15:25 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors Joins with Walmart, Walmart Foundation to Fund Domestic Manufacturing Research

 The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) joined with Walmart and the Walmart Foundation today to launch the Second Awards Cycle of the Walmart...

Jun 26, 2015, 16:50 ET
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U.S. Conference of Mayors' DollarWise Campaign Launches 2015 Summer Youth Contest

 The United States Conference of Mayors' DollarWise Campaign has announced its fourth annual Summer Youth Contest, and invites cities and their...

Jun 26, 2015, 10:38 ET
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Statement By U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Hailing Today's Supreme Court Decision On Marriage Equality

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today issued the following statement in reaction to the Supreme...

Jun 25, 2015, 14:50 ET
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Statement By U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Regarding Today's Supreme Court Decision On The Affordable Care Act

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme...

Jun 24, 2015, 12:17 ET
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The U.S. Conference Of Mayors Applauds Senate Vote On Trade Promotion Authority Legislation, Call On Congress To Pass Trade Adjustment Assistance

Newly appointed U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued the following statement in support of...

Jun 23, 2015, 19:18 ET
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Charleston (SC) Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Receives Top Award For Distinguished Public Service From U.S. Conference Of Mayors

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) this week recognized Charleston (SC) Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. with its highest honor, The Distinguished...

Jun 22, 2015, 17:24 ET
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Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Sworn In As 73rd President Of The U.S. Conference Of Mayors

The presidential gavel was officially handed to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today by outgoing U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)...

Jun 21, 2015, 22:23 ET
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Denver, Long Beach and Grand Rapids Win Inaugural USCM/USA Funds National Education Pathways with a Purpose Awards

 Denver, CO Mayor Michael Hancock, Long Beach, CA Mayor Robert Garcia, and Grand Rapids, MI Mayor George Heartwell have been awarded first...

Jun 21, 2015, 19:24 ET
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Baltimore, Little Rock (AR), West Sacramento (CA) Receive Top Honors For Innovative Neighborhood Stabilization Programs

 Mayors Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore (MD), Mark Stodola of Little Rock (AR) and Christopher Cabaldon of West Sacramento (CA) have been...

Jun 21, 2015, 18:29 ET
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Ambassador Andrew Young Receives President's Award From U.S. Conference of Mayors

 Ambassador Andrew Young has received the USCM Joseph P. Riley Award for Leadership and Courage from The U.S. Conference of Mayors –...

Jun 20, 2015, 19:08 ET
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Boston & Hattiesburg (MS) Named "Most Livable" Cities in America

Boston, MA Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Hattiesburg, MS Mayor Johnny Dupree have been awarded first place honors in the 2015 City Livability...

Jun 20, 2015, 16:21 ET
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors Announces Support of Major League Baseball's "Play Ball" Initiative

 The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has announced support for Major League Baseball's "Play Ball" initiative, which focuses on the...

Jun 19, 2015, 21:06 ET
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Mayors of Phoenix and Blacksburg (VA) Win 1st Place for Local Climate Protection Efforts

 Phoenix and Blacksburg, VA are the nation's top winners in the 2015 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The...