Monthly Archives: September 2016

Statement by Tom Cochran On the House Passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016

Washington, D.C. – Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of The U.S. Conference of Mayors issued the following statement on passage by The U.S. House of Representatives of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016: “The nation’s Mayors are pleased that the House overwhelmingly passed the Water Resources Development Act (HR 5303) in such a [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:33:03+00:00 September 29, 2016|Environment, Mayors Water Council, Press Room|

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Serves as Founding Member of The Global Parliament of Mayors

Washington, D.C. – Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett, a delegation of mayors including USCM Second Vice President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin, Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley and USCM CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran joined more than 60 mayors representing cities from across the [...]

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Commemorates the 15th Anniversary of September 11th

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors President Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett today issued the following statement in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2011: "America's mayors paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 15 years ago and continue to do so today. We are reminded today of the unspeakable loss [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:33:05+00:00 September 11, 2016|Criminal and Social Justice, Press Room|

The U.S. Conference of Mayors to Participate in First-ever Meeting Of the Global Parliament of Mayors

Washington, D.C. – On September 9, 2016, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will participate in the inaugural meeting of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), where mayors from across the globe will convene at the World Forum in The Hague. Unlike any other urban network, the GPM will be the first, and only, [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:33:06+00:00 September 6, 2016|International Affairs, Press Room|