About Tom Cochran

Tom Cochran, the CEO and Executive Director, serves as the chief administrative officer and oversees the day-to-day activities of the Conference, and directs the Conference staff.

Letter to the FCC Expressing Opposition to “Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order”

December 7, 2017 Mr. Ajit Pai Chairman, Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, SW Washington, DC 20510 Re: Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order (WC Docket No. 17-108) Dear Chairman Pai, We are writing to you on behalf of the National League of Cities and The United States Conference of Mayors to express our opposition to the recently-released “Restoring [...]

Ben Barber: Dreamer – Doer – Founder of The Global Parliament of Mayors

Ben Barber died Monday. Many of you know him from his book If Mayors Ruled The World. He wrote 17 books, his latest, Cool Cities, was published a few days before his death. Noted academics heralded him as one of the world's greatest political theorists. Universities and academics and national governments awarded him the highest honors for [...]

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