Monthly Archives: October 2020

U.S. Conference of Mayors and Americans for the Arts Release ‘City Song Collection’

Featuring contributions and collaborations from cities across America Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Americans for the Arts (AFTA) announced the release of the ‘City Song Collection,’ featuring 9 songs inspired, composed and performed by local artists from cities all over the country in a demonstration of healing, unity and city

By |2020-10-21T10:42:32-04:00October 21, 2020|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Verizon to Host Roundtable on Eliminating Poverty with Mayors and the Leaders of Global Citizen and EY

Roundtable is fourth in a five-part series entitled, “A National Discussion on Achieving an American Breakthrough: Mayors and CEOs in Conversation on Equity, Recovery and Growth” Washington, D.C. & Basking Ridge, NJ — On Wednesday, October 21st at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will host the fourth session of

By |2020-10-20T11:05:22-04:00October 20, 2020|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: Mayors Host Virtual Event on Administration’s Early Ending of Census Count

Nation’s Mayors Continue to Insist on a Full Count in 2020 Washington, D.C.— On Monday, October 19th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a virtual conversation at 12:00 p.m. ET to discuss how ending the census early could impact local communities. Earlier this week the Supreme Court halted a district court order that required the Census Bureau to

By |2020-10-16T14:19:20-04:00October 16, 2020|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors Responds to Supreme Court Decision to End Census Count Early

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to end all counting efforts for the 2020 Census ahead of schedule: “The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to abruptly end all counting efforts for the

By |2020-10-14T09:46:45-04:00October 14, 2020|News, Press Room|

Mayors: Widespread COVID Crisis Requires Comprehensive Response from Congress

American Cities Among the Many Sectors In Urgent Need of Direct Assistance Washington, DC – As talks continue about a long-overdue legislative package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Vice President Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley and Arlington (TX) Mayor Jeff Williams, Chair of the USCM Metro Economies Standing Committee,

By |2020-10-08T17:00:52-04:00October 8, 2020|News, Press Room|

Nation’s Mayors Respond to President Trump’s Decision to Suspend Stimulus Negotiations

“This crisis is far from over and the American people deserve better” Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on President Trump’s decision to halt negotiations on a COVID relief bill: “On the very day that the Fed Chairman called for aggressive action on the economy,

By |2020-10-06T18:40:10-04:00October 6, 2020|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Verizon to Host Roundtable on Dismantling Racism with Mayors and CEOs

Roundtable is second in a five-part series entitled, “A National Discussion on Achieving an American Breakthrough: Mayors and CEOs in Conversation on Equity, Recovery and Growth” Washington, D.C. & Basking Ridge, NJ — On Wednesday, October 7th at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will host the second session of

By |2020-10-06T12:32:31-04:00October 6, 2020|Media Advisories|

Historic Levels of Local Utility Spending and Revenues Reported for 2018

An analysis of recently released 2018 Census estimates of local government spending for municipal water and sewer utilities indicates an historic high annual investment of $130 billion. 2018 spending continued the decade-long slow growth at 3.6% compared to a long-term average annual growth of 4.4%. Revenues grew 6%, exceeding the long-term average of 5.5%. Cumulative

By |2020-10-05T12:55:44-04:00October 5, 2020|Mayors Water Council|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on COVID Diagnosis for President and First Lady

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the President and First Lady testing positive for the Coronavirus: “The nation’s mayors wish the President and First Lady a full and swift recovery. Our thoughts are with them and the millions of other Americans affected by this

By |2020-10-03T10:09:56-04:00October 3, 2020|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Verizon to Host Roundtable Series with Mayors and CEOs

A National Discussion on Achieving an American Breakthrough: Mayors and CEOs in Conversation on Equity, Recovery and Growth Washington, D.C. & Basking Ridge, NJ — On Thursday, October 1st at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will kick off a virtual roundtable series entitled “A National Discussion on Achieving an

By |2020-10-01T10:12:13-04:00October 1, 2020|Media Advisories, Press Room|
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