Monthly Archives: July 2023

Nation’s Mayors Welcome Biden Administration Efforts to Protect City Residents from Extreme Heat

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Joseph R. Biden announced a series of actions he is taking to address extreme heat in American communities and hosted Phoenix (AZ) Mayor Kate Gallego and San Antonio (TX) Mayor Ron Nirenberg to discuss the threats facing cities. In response to the announcement, U.S. Conference of Mayors President Reno

By |2023-07-27T15:53:01-04:00July 27, 2023|Environment, News, Press Room|

Nation’s Mayors Applaud Biden Initiative to Strengthen Mental Health Parity

U.S. Conference of Mayors has made mental health a priority issue, met with lawmakers last week Washington, D.C. — Today, American mayors are applauding an announcement from the Biden Administration that is taking action to increase parity for mental health services in health insurance coverage. The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), led by

By |2023-07-25T16:49:25-04:00July 25, 2023|Children Health and Human Services, News, Press Room|

“Number One Crisis in America”: Nation’s Mayors Demand Greater Federal Support to Address Surging Mental Health Crisis

Bipartisan delegation from The U.S. Conference of Mayors met with congressional leaders last week, including Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Washington, D.C. — During meetings with senior congressional leaders of both parties last week, America’s mayors called mental illness the “number one crisis” facing America’s cities and pushed for

By |2023-07-24T11:49:34-04:00July 24, 2023|Children Health and Human Services, News, Press Room|

Cities Advancing Climate Action: Unlocking the Potential of the Inflation Reduction Act

New Report from the Alliance for a Sustainable Future The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is the nation’s largest ever investment in climate and energy, authorizing approximately $370 billion in spending in federal funding and tax credits. The landmark legislation, for the first time, provides tax-exempt entities, including local governments, the opportunity to receive

By |2023-07-11T21:26:01-04:00July 11, 2023|Energy, Environment|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on July 4th Weekend Shootings

Washington, DC—In response to the mass shootings in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Fort Worth, Lansing, Wichita and Chicago this holiday weekend, below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors’ President and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve: “Here we are again: a holiday weekend that should have been full of celebration and joy has turned into one

By |2023-07-04T12:16:19-04:00July 4, 2023|Criminal and Social Justice, News, Press Room|
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