Monthly Archives: February 2020

STATEMENT: U.S. Conference of Mayors on Proposed Elimination of CDBG

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the United States Conference of Mayors, on the Administration’s proposal to eliminate the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) in its 2021 budget: “It is most unfortunate that the Administration has been ill-advised by HUD and OMB to eliminate the Community Development

By |2020-02-11T14:06:47-05:00February 11, 2020|News, Press Room|

In Bipartisan Letter, Mayors Support House Leaders’ Infrastructure Framework

WASHINGTON – The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), led by President Bryan Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills, MI, pledged support for a House leaders’ infrastructure framework and offered assistance to help move the legislation forward this year. One week ago, three key House committee chairs released a comprehensive package of infrastructure investments and reforms,

Mayors Discuss the Benefits of Micro Grids and Energy Storage Systems at the 88th USCM Winter Meeting

Public acceptance of and demand for renewable energy has made possible non-traditional energy generation and distribution models that further efficiency, diversity and carbon emission reduction preferences of the modern consumer. The hybrid model, for example, might be a mix of solar, wind and battery storage to guarantee reliable electric supply during intermittency periods. Energy Committee

By |2020-02-14T19:27:24-05:00February 3, 2020|Energy|