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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...

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...