Mayors to Release New Report Identifying 10 Critical Imperatives Facing U.S. Cities

Dec 09, 2013, 12:49 ET from National League of Cities

National League of Cities to Call for Urgent Action

News Conference on Thursday

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors from around the country representing the National League of Cities (NLC), the nation's oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening cities. The leaders include St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, NLC President; Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, NLC first vice president; and Joplin (Missouri) Mayor Melodee Colbert Kean, NLC second vice president.

WHAT: The National League of Cities is releasing a new report that identifies "The 10 Critical Imperatives Facing America's Cities" – and proposes innovative strategies to tackle these issues and improve the lives of citizens. These critical imperatives range from the fragile fiscal health of cities to climate change and extreme weather.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12

WHERE: Fourth Estate Room in the National Press Club at 529 14th Street NW in Washington

WHY: The NLC is calling for urgent action to blunt these threats now.

For more information, contact Tom Martin at the National League of Cities at (202) 626-3186.

SOURCE National League of Cities