URBAN ECONOMIC POLICY

  1. Supporting the U.S. Census Bureau’s Revised Census 2000 Plan
  2. Tax Incentives to Revive Distressed Communities and Promote Smart Growth in the 21st Century
  3. Opposing Mandatory Social Security Coverage for State and Local Employees
  4. Increasing the Limit on Small Issue Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds
  5. Post Office Community Partnership Act of 1999
  6. A National Agenda for Cities and Metropolitan Areas
  7. Revising the Federal Budget "CAPS"

TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Better Reporting and Improved Information Systems on the Expenditure of TEA-21 Funding
  2. The Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21)
  3. Support for Public Transit Funding
  4. In Support of Actions Ensuring the Future of Passenger Rail
  5. Photo Enforcement Programs
  6. Support for U.S. DOT Petition on N11
  7. Preserving a Strong Education Commitment in the Universal Service Fund
  8. Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

JOBS, EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE

  1. Federal Minimum Hourly Wage Rate Adjustment
  2. Public Education: The Future of Our Cities
  3. Expanding Quality After-School and Out-of-School Time Programs
  4. Effective Transition to and Implementation of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998
  5. Youth Activities in the Workforce Investment Act
  6. Welfare-to-Work
  7. Welfare Reform: Reinvesting State Welfare Savings and Greater Collaboration
  8. Accreditation of Childcare, Early Education and School Aged Care Programs
  9. Publicly-Funded, Transitional Jobs for the Hard-to-Employ

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

  1. Supporting Improved U.S. Policy Toward Africa
  2. Partnership Between The United States Conference of Mayors and the Association of Senegalese Mayors
  3. Cooperation Between U.S. and Ghana Mayors
  4. Support for the International Affairs Budget
  5. Commendation of  U.S. Cities in Providing Aid to Central America
  6. The 1999 World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial in Seattle, Washington, and New Round of WTO Trade Negotiations
  7. Support for China-United States Tourism
  8. Support for Re-Authorization of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
  9. Resolution Supporting Nobel Prize Nomination for the Reverend Jesse Jackson
  10. Passage of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act
  11. Establishment of the American Confederation of Municipal Associations

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

  1. Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act
  2. Full Parity for Substance Abuse Treatment Services
  3. Unsafe Children’s Products
  4. Reauthorization of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  5. Older Americans Act Reauthorization
  6. Support of Employment of Adults with Disabilities
  7. Support for Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Federal Graduate Medical Education Funding to Independent Children’s Teaching Hospitals, and Protecting Our Teaching Hospitals From Medicare Cuts
  8. Helping Our Seniors Meet The Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs
  9. Enabling Children Adopted Through a State Protection Agency to Receive Financial Aid to Attend Higher Education, and Allowing Foster Children to Be Declared as a Tax Deduction

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT

  1. Electric Utility Industry Restructuring
  2. Support of Bipartisan Legislation on Brownfields and Superfund Reform
  3. Support for ‘Better America Bonds’
  4. Calling for Community Input in Appropriate Environmental Enforcement Actions
  5. Urban Litter Programs and the National Summit
  6. Supporting Increased Funding to Combat Invasive Species
  7. A National Call to End Sprawl
  8. In Support of a New Resource Conservation Strategy for the Next Decade

CRIMINAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

  1. School Violence and Kids from 2:00 to 8:00PM
  2. Reauthorization of the COPS Program
  3. The Local Law Enforcement Block Grant
  4. Drug Availability, Treatment and Testing in Prisons
  5. Mid-Sized Cities and Rural Communities Methamphetamine Initiative
  6. Immediate Action on Comprehensive Gun Safety Legislation
  7. Federal Legislation to Combat Illegal Gun Sales
  8. Preemption of Local Government Access to the Courts
  9. Drug Courts

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING

  1. Preserving Section 8 Housing
  2. Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
  3. Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
  4. The Shelter Plus Care Program
  5. Section 202/811 Gap Funding
  6. Federal Home Loan Banks
  7. Sunset of Hope VI Program
  8. Housing for the Elderly
  9. Celebrating Homeownership Week
  10. The Historic Homeownership Assistance Act
  11. Public Insurance
  12. Funding for Empowerment Zones and Strategic Planning Communities
  13. Housing and Community Development Committee Resolution on the President’s FY2000 Budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development

ARTS, CULTURE AND RECREATION

  1. The Atlanta Arts Accords
  2. National Arts and Humanities Month
  3. Encouraging Summer and After-School Prevention Programs Through the Arts for Youth
  4. Federal Funding for the Arts, Humanities and Museums
  5. Supporting the NEA’s Challenge America Initiative
  6. 50th Anniversary of the Local Arts Agencies Movement
  7. Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund and UPARR Programs

MISCELLANEOUS

Resolution Congratulating Deedee Corradini, Mayor of Salt Lake City, on Her Tenure as President of The United States Conference of Mayors 97

Resolution Thanking Mayor Marc Morial of New Orleans For Hosting the 67th Annual Conference of Mayors 98

  • Other Resolutions

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