Monthly Archives: February 2019

Statement by Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on Passage of Background Check Legislation

Benjamin Serves as President of The United States Conference of Mayors Washington, DC—Below is a statement by United States Conference of Mayors President Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia (SC), on the passage of Background Check Legislation (HR 8 and HR 1112): “The House of Representatives took an historic and important step this week by passing [...]

By |2019-02-28T16:46:38-05:00February 28, 2019|News, Press Room|

Mayors to Highlight Local Innovations in Workforce Development on Capitol Hill

Washington, D.C.—On Thursday, February 14 at 10 am, The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), along with the National Association of Workforce Boards, the National League of Cities, and the National Association of Counties will hold a briefing on Capitol Hill to share how they are driving innovation in workforce development at the local level [...]

By |2019-02-14T08:05:08-05:00February 14, 2019|Media Advisories, News|

Statement by United States Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin in Support of El Paso Mayor Dee Margo

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by United States Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin in support of El Paso (TX) Mayor Dee Margo: “Last night during his rally in El Paso, President Trump claimed that El Paso Mayor Dee Margo was ‘full of crap’ because he and other local officials have [...]

By |2019-02-12T13:42:06-05:00February 12, 2019|News, Press Room|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the State of the Union

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin in response to President Trump’s State of the Union: “The nation’s mayors agree with President Trump that passing an infrastructure bill is not an option, it is a necessity.  Given that cities are where 85 percent of Americans live, [...]

By |2019-02-06T19:46:07-05:00February 6, 2019|News, Press Room|