Resolutions Preview: Mayors Consider Issues Related to Trade and Immigration

Across the country, mayors tackle the greatest challenges facing our nation every day. At the United States Conference of Mayors’ 87th Annual Meeting this week in Honolulu, they’ll meet to discuss those challenges, including trade and the continued crisis at the border. Mayors will debate key resolutions related to our country’s relationships with our neighbors,

Resolved: Mayors to Speak Out on the Big Issues of the Day

The United States Conference of Mayors will soon gather for its Annual Meeting next week. Every summer, mayors from cities large and small come together to talk about their approaches to some of the most important challenges facing communities across the country. It’s an opportunity to share ideas and propose solutions, but also to help

North American Mayors Come Together to Tackle Shared Challenges

Mayors from across the United States and Canada are joining their colleagues in Mexico this weekend for a first of its kind summit of North American Mayors. More than 100 mayors from all three nations have come together to address the shared challenges that come with running cities in an increasingly global environment. Adding to

Mayors Send Letter to President Trump in Support of U.S. Response to Syria’s Chemical Weapons Attack

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Conference of Mayors sent a letter today to President Donald J. Trump to express support for the recent air strikes on a Syrian airbase.  The letter was signed by USCM President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, USCM Vice President New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, USCM Second Vice President Columbia Mayor

By |2017-04-08T16:28:19-05:00April 8, 2017|International Affairs, Press Room|

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Serves as Founding Member of The Global Parliament of Mayors

Washington, D.C. – Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett, a delegation of mayors including USCM Second Vice President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin, Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley and USCM CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran joined more than 60 mayors representing cities from across the

The U.S. Conference of Mayors to Participate in First-ever Meeting Of the Global Parliament of Mayors

Washington, D.C. – On September 9, 2016, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will participate in the inaugural meeting of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), where mayors from across the globe will convene at the World Forum in The Hague. Unlike any other urban network, the GPM will be the first, and only,

By |2017-02-22T09:33:06-05:00September 6, 2016|International Affairs, Press Room|

Statement on the Terror Attack in Nice By U.S. Conference of Mayors President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today issued the following statement regarding the terrorist attack in Nice, France: “Once again America’s mayors stand in solidarity with the people of France in the wake of yet another tragic terrorist attack, this one in Nice on Bastille Day – a day of national pride

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett On Last Night’s Ambush of Dallas Police Officers

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett today issued the following statement regarding the ambush of police officers in Dallas: “Today is a sad day for Dallas, for all of America’s cities, and for the nation. Last night, five brave police officers were killed and seven more

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran On the U.S. Senate’s Immigration Cloture Votes Today

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s Immigration Cloture votes today: “The nation’s mayors commend the United States Senate for today refusing to proceed to a vote on two bills that would have further broken, not repaired, the nation’s

By |2017-02-22T09:33:12-05:00July 6, 2016|Immigration Reform, International Affairs, Press Room|