Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Nation’s Mayors Applaud Landmark Surgeon General’s Report on Fighting Addiction in America

Washington, D.C. – The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) today commends the release of “Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, a comprehensive report examining the epidemic of alcohol and drug misuse, substance use disorders and addiction facing America. "U.S. Cities are being decimated by this crisis of [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:32:57+00:00 November 18, 2016|Press Room|

USCM President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett to Bring Greetings to National League of Cities’ City Summit

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett will bring greetings to the National League of Cities ‘2016 Cities Summit’ at this morning’s plenary session. During his remarks, Mayor Cornett will urge mayors and city councilmembers to work together to help the new Administration and Congress fully understand [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:32:58+00:00 November 18, 2016|Media Advisories|

Statement by Tom Cochran Regarding President Obama’s Executive Order Establishing a Community Solutions Council

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following statement on President Obama’s Executive Order establishing a Community Solutions Council: “Mayors across the country have seen progress in our communities thanks to better and smarter collaboration with the federal government. The challenges mayors face today are complex [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:32:58+00:00 November 16, 2016|News, Press Room|

USCM President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett to Talk ‘Metro Infrastructure Priorities’ with Bloomberg News

Washington, D.C. – On the heels of the nation electing a presidential candidate who promised to repair and upgrade the country’s infrastructure, U.S. Conference of Mayors President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will participate in a Bloomberg News Next forum on Monday, November 14 in Washington, D.C. to highlight The Future of America’s Infrastructure. Mayor [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:32:59+00:00 November 10, 2016|Media Advisories, News|

USCM President Cornett Congratulates President-Elect Trump

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President, Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett today sent a letter congratulating President-elect Donald J. Trump. “Please accept our commitment to work with you and your Administration as we move forward together to serve the people of America,” Cornett stated. Cornett - who addressed the Republican National [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:33:00+00:00 November 9, 2016|News, Press Room|

Statement on Death of Janet Reno by USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following statement on the death of Attorney General Janet Reno: “U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno understood our cities and their public safety needs; and she brought that understanding to many of the decisions she made as Attorney General. [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:33:00+00:00 November 7, 2016|Criminal and Social Justice, News, Press Room|

Statement by USCM President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett on the Murder of Two Police Officers in Des Moines Area

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors President Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett issued the following statement today following news of the murder of two police officers in the Des Moines (IA) area: “The fatal ambush of two police officers early this morning in Des Moines and Urbandale tragically demonstrates the danger our police [...]

By | 2017-02-22T09:33:01+00:00 November 2, 2016|Criminal and Social Justice, Press Room|