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<br>Press Room Archive: 2009
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Burnsville, MN Mayor Elizabeth Kautz to be Inaugurated as the 68th President of the United States Conference of Mayors
Press Advisory (12/31)

U.S. Conference of Mayors Congratulates The U.S. Senate on Passing Historic Health Coverage Legislation
Press Statement (12/24)

U.S.A. Mayors in Copenhagen to Urge World Leaders to Act on Climate Protection
Press Advisory (12/11)

Mayors Praise President Obama for Supporting Fiscal Relief for Local Governments and States, Targeted Infrastructure Investment, Small Business Capital
Press Statement (12/8)

Cities See Sharp Increases in the Need for Food Assistance; Decreases in Individual Homelessness
Press Release | Report (12/8)

Burnsville, MN Mayor Elizabeth Kautz Represents U.S. Mayors at Eurocities Meeting
Press Release (11/27) | Appeal

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Challenges City Crime Rankings
Press Release (11/22)

USCM Past President, Trenton Mayor Doug Palmer Addresses Economic Policy Institute
Press Release (11/19) | Full Speech | Report: "A Call to Action" | EPI Report: "Dire States" | Webcast

City of Cincinnati Wins ďAmerican Recycler Video AwardĒ
Press Release (11/16) | Video

Cities and Allies Combat Childhood Hunger on Many Fronts, New Report Shows 
Press Release (11/16) | Report

The Nationís Mayors Commend House Passage of Health Reform Bill
Press Release (11/8)

U.S. Mayor's Survey Shows Main Street America Still in Recession; Cities in Dire Need of Jobs
Press Release | Survey | A Call to Action (11/6)

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to Travel to Washington: Will Urge Senate to Act on Energy & Climate Legislation, Support Local Climate Protection Efforts
Press Advisory | Testimony (10/27)

Statement from U.S. Conference of Mayors President Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels on President Obama Being Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Press Statement (10/9)

The Nationís Mayors Commend House Approval of the Travel Promotion Act
Press Release (10/7)

1,000th Mayor -- Mesa, AZ Mayor Scott Smith Signs the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement
Press Release (10/2)

Senate Energy and Climate Bill Invests in Mayorsí Climate Protection Efforts
Press Statement (9/30)

Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels to Announce the 1,000th Signatory to The U.S. Conference Of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement at Mayors Meeting
Press Advisory (9/30)

Nationís Mayors Travel to Washington: Urge Congress to Act on Pending Energy & Climate Legislation, Support Local Climate Efforts
Press Advisory (9/14)

The Nationís Mayors Commend Senate Passage of the U.S. Travel Promotion Act
Press Release (9/9)

Mayor Gavin Newsom to Be President Obamaís Guest for Healthcare Reform Speech to the Nation
Press Release (9/9)

Statement from The U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran on the Passing of Senator Ted Kennedy
Press Statement (8/26)

Conference of Mayors Joins 2009 Urban League Conference in
Press Advisory English | Spanish (7/30)

Nationís Mayors Travel to Washington: Urge Congress to Act on Pending Energy & Climate Legislation, Support Local Climate Efforts Press Advisory (7/27)

The Nationís Mayors Oppose Thune Amendment, Actions to Weaken Gun Safety Laws
Press Release (7/20)

The Nationís Mayors Commend New Healthcare Reform Legislation
Press Statement (7/15)

The Nation's Mayors Commend Oberstar's Plan for Metropolitan Mobility
Press Release (6/18)

Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels is Sworn in as the 67th President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors
Press ReleaseSpeech (6/15)

Status of Ex-Offender Reentry Efforts in Cities
Press ReleaseFull Report (6/14)

Vacant and Abandoned Properties
Press ReleaseFull Report (6/14)

Broadband Workshop
Presentation (6/13)

U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce 2009 City Livability Award Winners
Press Release (6/13)

Metropolitan Areas Shortchanged in Stimulus Infrastructure Spending
Press Release | Full Report | Presentation (6/12)

U.S. Mayors See Big Economic Opportunity in Fighting Climate Change
Press Release | Full Report  (6/12)

2009 Green Jobs Training Initiative Grant Winners 
Press Release (6/12)

2009 Mayors' Climate Protection Award Winners Announced First Place Winners: Denver & Wilkes-Barre
Press ReleaseBest Practices (6/12)

Mayors and City Budget Shortfalls 
ReportPress Release (6/12)

The U.S Conference of Mayors Gather for 77th Annual Meeting
Press Release (6/12)

USCM Statement on Obama Administration Participation in Annual Conference in Providence
Press Statement: English (6/6)

How Are U.S. Cities Planning to Use Federal Stimulus Funds?
Press Advisory: EnglishSpanish (6/1)

U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Miami Mayor Manny Diaz: Cities Value Gun Trace Provision In President Obamaís Budget
Press Release: English (5/8)

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Reacts to The Administrationís Fy 2010 Budget
Press Release: English (5/7)

U.S. Mayors Say Obama Administration Accomplishments Give Boost to Cities and Metropolitan Area
Press Release: English (4/29)

How Are U.S. Cities Planning to Use Federal Stimulus Funds?
Press Advisory: EnglishSpanish (4/24)

Mayor Manny Diaz Commends President Obama for Signing The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
Press Release: English | Letters: SenateHouse (4/21)

U.S Mayors React to Shooting Epidemic Call for National Public Safety Agenda
Press Statement: English (4/6)

Statement by USCM President Miami Mayor Diaz on Announcement of $2.8 Billion in Energy Efficiency Grants for Cities
Press Statement: English (3/26)

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Miami Mayor Manny Diaz Praises President Obama for Coming to the Aid of Small Businesses
Press Release: English (3/16)

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Miami Mayor Manuel A. Diaz to Receive 2009 American Architectural Foundationís Keystone Award
Press Release: English (2/5)

Over 250 Mayors will Gather in the Nationís Capital in The Midst of a Historic Presidential Inaugural to Discuss Climate Protection, the Rising Unemployment Rate and the Mayorsí MainStreet Ready-To-Go Projects Report
Press Advisory: English (1/15)

In the Midst of a Historic Presidential Inaugural Over 250 Mayors will Gather in the Nationís Capital to Discuss Climate Protection, the Rising Unemployment Rate and the Mayorsí Main Street Economic Recovery Plan
Press Advisory: EnglishSpanish (1/13)

President-Elect Obama Invites Mayors to Announcement on Economic Stimulus Package
Press Advisory: English (1/7)