Monthly Archives: October 2019

Mayors, Police Chiefs Send Letter to Senate Leaders Urging Background Check Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Today, on behalf of the nation’s mayors and the police chiefs of major cities across America, the Presidents of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Major Cities Chiefs Association sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) calling on them to consider needed legislation that

By |2019-10-28T10:23:13-04:00October 28, 2019|News, Press Room|

Statement By U.S. Conference of Mayors on Passing of Elijah Cummings

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan Barnett on the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings: “Today, America’s mayors mourn the passing of a great leader.  Elijah Cummings was a fighter for justice, for our cities, especially his beloved Baltimore and its residents, and for our

By |2019-10-17T16:16:21-04:00October 17, 2019|News, Press Room|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Kansas City Shooting

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by Bryan Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills (MI) and President of the United States Conference of Mayors on the shooting in Kansas City (KS): “Another U.S. mayor joins the ranks of too many of his colleagues who will be comforting the victims, attending funerals of the murdered and helping his

By |2019-10-06T13:21:03-04:00October 6, 2019|News, Press Room|