Monthly Archives: September 2022

U.S. Conference of Mayors President Francis Suarez Tours Damage from Hurricane Ian

Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Miami Mayor Francis Suarez toured the destruction across Florida’s gulf coast. In the wake of Hurricane Ian, Suarez traveled up and down the coast to assess the damage, and continued to communicate with fellow mayors to understand their needs as they lead their cities through

By |2022-09-30T14:11:27-04:00September 30, 2022|News, Press Room|

America’s Mayors Celebrate House Passage of Public Safety and Good Policing Bills

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed four bills to bolster public safety and good policing, with a focus on police training and recruitment, responding to mental health crises, preventing community violence, and solving gun crimes. Applauding their passage, Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors,

By |2022-09-22T17:58:40-04:00September 22, 2022|News, Press Room|

Nearly 150 Mayors Commit to Combating Hate and Extremism

As White House “United We Stand” Summit Begins, U.S. Conference of Mayors and ADL Renew Compact Washington, D.C.— Nearly 150 mayors have renewed a 2017 pledge to combat hate, extremism and bigotry in their cities, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) announced today as the White House convenes a summit

By |2022-09-15T09:26:52-04:00September 15, 2022|News, Press Room|

State, Territory and Local Leaders Urge Congress to Include Bipartisan American Rescue Plan Flexibility Act in the Next Must-Pass Spending Bill

Washington, D.C.— Today, the seven leading organizations representing state, territory and local governments —The U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, The Council of State Governments, International City/County Management Association, National Association of Counties, and National League of Cities—sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate

By |2022-09-09T16:23:45-04:00September 9, 2022|News, Press Room|
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