Monthly Archives: December 2023

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Mass Shootings in Las Vegas, Austin and San Antonio

Washington, DC–Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve on this week’s mass shootings in Las Vegas, Austin and San Antonio. “Yesterday we witnessed yet another tragic and unnecessary mass shooting, this one on the Las Vegas campus of the University of Nevada, in which three people were

By |2023-12-07T14:43:26-05:00December 7, 2023|Criminal and Social Justice, News, Press Room|

Nation’s Mayors Urge Department of Justice to Finalize Rule Preventing Firearm Transfers to Prohibited Purchasers

Regulation designed to block firearms access by convicted felons, domestic abusers and gun traffickers trying to evade background checks Washington, DC – Today, a bipartisan group of 122 mayors sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Director Steven M. Dettelbach registering their

By |2023-12-06T15:59:21-05:00December 6, 2023|News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors Applauds Senate Floor Action on Assault Weapons Ban Bill

Mayors urge Senate to pass gun safety bill introduced by late Sen. Dianne Feinstein Washington, DC – Today, United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) praising his decision to bring the Assault Weapons Ban of 2023, S. 25, to the floor

By |2023-12-06T06:48:07-05:00December 5, 2023|News, Press Room|

ADVISORY: In Dubai, American Mayors to Participate in COP28 Panels and Events from Dec. 2-5

Washington, DC – From December 2 to 5, mayors from across the United States will participate in various panels and events at COP28, the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mayors will share ideas and solutions with international partners, demonstrating the power of local leadership on climate action. Details for

By |2023-12-01T14:36:06-05:00December 1, 2023|Media Advisories|
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