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AJC, U.S. Conference of Mayors Hosts Sixth Annual Delegation to Israel

New York, NY — A bipartisan group of U.S. mayors just returned from Israel after spending last week in the country as part of a joint American Jewish Committee (AJC) Project Interchange-U.S. Conference of Mayors delegation. The delegation concluded on Friday, April 12, before Iran’s attack on Israel on Saturday, April 13. The program’s intensive

By |2024-04-16T15:55:59-04:00April 16, 2024|News, Press Room|

Bringing Proven Solutions to D.C., Hundreds of U.S. Mayors Convene for Opening Day of 92nd Winter Meeting

Washington, D.C. – Today, hundreds of U.S. mayors descended upon the nation’s capital for the start of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 92nd Winter Meeting, which runs through Friday.  The bipartisan group of mayors was optimistic and determined about the months and years ahead, certain that cities will continue to remain

Toolkit: COVID-19 Protection and Treatment Beyond the Public Health Emergency

On May 11, 2023, the U.S. government announced the end of the formal Public Health Emergency (PHE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This end to the national emergency triggered several changes impacting COVID-19 testing, as well as changes to requirements of health insurers that may impact the broader use of telehealth services in some states.

By |2023-11-30T01:41:36-05:00November 28, 2023|Children Health and Human Services, News|

PFAS Settlement and Public Water Systems Webinar

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new standard for certain forms of PFAS in drinking water and another rulemaking to designate PFAS chemicals as a hazardous substance under the Superfund law. Recent litigation has resulted in more than $13 billion in settlements for public water providers with PFAS Manufacturers, 3M and

By |2023-11-20T16:06:45-05:00November 20, 2023|Mayors Water Council|

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|

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|

Mayors Water Council Meeting: Washington, DC

The Mayors Water Council convened in Washington D.C. during USCM's 92nd Winter Meeting on January 17, 2024. You can access the Information Packet as well as the PowerPoint presentations that were given at the meeting below. What a Mayor Needs to Know — LCRI PFAS BriefingPFAS and EPA's UCMR DataLCRI ProposalUSCM Information Packet

By |2024-01-24T09:56:05-05:00June 15, 2023|Mayors Water Council|

Mayors Water Council Meeting: Ontario, CA

The Mayors Water Council met in Ontario, California in October 2022. You can access the Information Packet as well as the Powerpoint presentations that were given at the meeting below. Opportunities for the Water, Energy, Waste Nexus SCAG’s Water Action Resolution Local Spending on Municipal Water and Sewer How Public Private Partnerships (P3) Can

By |2023-06-14T16:50:20-04:00June 14, 2023|Mayors Water Council|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Shooting at the University of Virginia

Washington, D.C.— Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran on last night’s mass shooting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville that left three people dead and two injured. “Today we woke up to learn about another school shooting that occurred last night at the University of

By |2023-03-24T12:19:19-04:00November 14, 2022|Criminal and Social Justice, News, Press Room|

U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Issues Letter Urging Senate to Confirm Steve Dettelbach as ATF Director

Last week, on behalf of the nation's mayors, U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran sent a letter to U.S. Senators urging them to confirm Steve Dettelbach as the next Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives this week. View the full letter here. ____________ June 17, 2022 Dear

By |2022-06-21T12:01:46-04:00June 21, 2022|News, Press Room|

USCM Celebrates DACA on its 10th Anniversary

Bipartisan Co-chairs of Task Force on Immigration Reform Urge Congressional Action Washington, D.C. — Today marks ten years since the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides critical protection for Dreamers, people brought to this country at a young age and who call it home. Recognizing the continuing importance

By |2023-05-18T10:37:33-04:00June 15, 2022|Immigration Reform, News, Press Room|

America’s Mayors Reaffirm Support for Women’s Right to Safe, Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care

Washington, DC—Yesterday, a draft opinion leaked which indicated that the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. In response, America’s mayors today reaffirmed their support for the fundamental right of women to access safe, comprehensive reproductive health care. The U.S. Conference of Mayors has adopted policy affirming

By |2022-05-04T14:45:03-04:00May 3, 2022|News, Press Room|
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