For Immediate Release
Contact: Tony Iallonardo
Mayors to Question Top Federal Officials on School Construction, Job Training
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Among the working sessions of USCMs 68th Winter Meeting will be a meeting of the Jobs, Education and The Workforce Standing Committee. The committee's chair, Long Beach Mayor Beverly O'Neill is convening the meeting to hear a briefing from Federal officials. The featured speaker is Education Secretary Richard W. Riley, who will discuss the Clinton Administration's school construction proposal. Labor Assistant Secretary Raymond L. Bramucci will discuss job training provisions of the Workforce Investment Act.
The session will be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, and commence at 2:00 PM on January 26, 2000. Other education and labor issues are also likely to be discussed.
Press is required to register for this event and others during the Conference's 68th Winter Meeting. Registrations will be accepted by telephone or on the Internet at the Conference's Winter Meeting Information Center, /68thWinterMeeting. The USCM press room on site will be the Pan American Room (Ph. 202-639-5422). Press conferences will be held in the New York Room.
The U. S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are about 1,100 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the Mayor.
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