Nation’s Mayors Applaud President Biden’s FY22 Budget Request, Celebrate the Priority Placed on Programs Utilized by Local Government

Washington, D.C. – President Joe Biden recently unveiled his budget request for FY 2022. The request proposes increased levels of domestic spending, including many programs supported by state and local governments. The request includes a $296 million increase for the Community Development Block Grant program, a $5.4 billion increase for the Housing Choice Vouchers program, $304

By |2021-04-13T13:38:32-04:00April 13, 2021|News, Press Room|

152 Mayors Send Letter to U.S. Senators Urging Action on Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

Mayors call for Senate to immediately take up HR 8 & HR 1446 Washington, D.C. – 152 mayors, including Democrats, Republicans and Independents, sent a letter today to members of the United States Senate, urging immediate consideration of two pieces of legislation to prevent gun violence: HR 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and HR 1446,

By |2021-04-13T09:57:11-04:00April 13, 2021|News, Press Room|

ADVISORY: Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to Discuss Economic Recovery with Nation’s Mayors

Washington, D.C.— On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Council on Metro Economies and the New American City will host Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, for a virtual discussion at 2:00 p.m. ET. Senator Brown will be joined by mayors from across the

By |2021-04-12T17:34:23-04:00April 12, 2021|Media Advisories|

READOUT: Bipartisan Mayors Meet with SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman, Discuss Shared Economic Vision

Washington, DC--Today, a bipartisan delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) held a virtual meeting with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Guzman. Prior to the meeting, the USCM signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum which outlined the Conference’s shared priorities with the SBA and reaffirmed the groups’ shared commitment to supporting small businesses

By |2021-04-08T19:19:05-04:00April 8, 2021|News, Press Room|

U.S. Mayors Applaud President Biden’s Actions to Reduce Gun Violence, Urge Further Action from Congress

Washington, D.C.— President Joe Biden today announced a comprehensive set of actions intended to curb the gun violence epidemic that has gripped our nation for decades. He called on Congress to act on several commonsense measures that will help to reduce gun violence without compromising gun owners’ rights. He announced executive actions that can be

By |2021-04-08T12:01:37-04:00April 8, 2021|News, Press Room|

READOUT: Nation’s Mayors Meet with White House Senior Advisor Gene Sperling to Discuss American Rescue Plan Implementation

Washington, DC—This afternoon, a bipartisan delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) met virtually with Gene Sperling, White House American Rescue Plan Coordinator and Senior Advisor to President Biden, and Jacob Leibenluft, Counselor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to discuss the details of the $65.1 billion program that was

By |2021-04-07T18:41:48-04:00April 7, 2021|News, Press Room|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Attack at U.S. Capitol

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the attack at the U.S. Capitol today: “America’s mayors are saddened and shocked that less than three months following the armed insurrection at the Capitol, tragedy has struck again as an individual trying to breach the Capitol grounds

By |2021-04-02T17:28:08-04:00April 2, 2021|News, Press Room|

READOUT: Nation’s Mayors Meet with Commerce Secretary Raimondo to Discuss Economic Issues

Washington, DC—Today, a bipartisan delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) met virtually with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo for a discussion on international affairs, economic development, the 2020 Census, the importance of small businesses, tourism, the value of commercial fishing and President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. Mayors shared how each of these

By |2021-04-01T16:25:11-04:00April 1, 2021|News, Press Room|

Mayors to Hold Virtual Discussion on Preventing and Responding to Anti-Asian Discrimination and Violence in Cities

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday, April 1st, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a virtual conversation at 1:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the increasing incidents of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in cities across the nation. The webinar will be led by Fremont Mayor Lily Mei who will be joined by Executive Director of Asian

By |2021-04-01T10:04:42-04:00April 1, 2021|Media Advisories|
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