City, State, and County Organizations Kick Off Infrastructure Week, Highlight Bipartisan Law’s Impact Throughout Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Monday, May 16, leaders from the nation’s leading city, county, and state organizations will kick off Infrastructure Week (May 16-20) by sharing how game-changing federal investments in infrastructure are benefiting communities across the country. Six months after the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the

By |2022-05-12T13:27:41-04:00May 12, 2022|Media Advisories|

Mayors Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren, and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim will discuss the connections their cities have to Jackie Robinson’s story Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, April 14, at 1:00 pm ET, to mark the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson becoming the first Black player in Major League Baseball, the U.S. Conference

By |2022-04-13T13:56:58-04:00April 13, 2022|Media Advisories|

On Final Day of 90th Winter Meeting, President Biden to Address America’s Mayors

Friday, January 21, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will conclude its 90th Annual Winter Meeting. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will address the Winter Meeting to conclude the event. Before that, mayors will meet with Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, Attorney General

By |2022-01-20T14:28:23-05:00January 20, 2022|Media Advisories|

WEDNESDAY: USCM President Francis Suarez, Leading Mayors to Host Press Conference at Winter Meeting

In-Person Media Availability to Take Place at Capital Hilton in Washington, DC Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, as part of the kickoff of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)’s 90th Annual Winter Meeting, USCM President and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and other mayors will host a press conference to outline USCM priorities and discuss cities’ efforts to rebuild and

By |2022-01-19T08:55:53-05:00January 18, 2022|Media Advisories|

WEDNESDAY: Nation’s Mayors Kick Off 90th Winter Meeting

Mayors Participate in Sessions on Metro Economies; Implementing ARPA Funds; Reducing Gun Violence; Reducing Homelessness; Immigration Issues and More USCM President Francis Suarez, Additional Mayors to Hold Press Conference at 11:45AM Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will kick off their 90th Annual Winter Meeting at the Capital Hilton. Mayors will hear

By |2022-01-19T08:45:27-05:00January 18, 2022|Media Advisories|

NEXT WEEK: President Joe Biden to Address Nation’s Mayors

Friday, January 21, 2022 Capital Hilton | Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. – Next week, on Friday, January 21, President Joe Biden will address the nation’s mayors during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 90th Annual Winter Meeting. The president’s speech will conclude the three-day meeting, which will feature mayors engaging with each other as well as congressional and

By |2022-01-14T13:49:09-05:00January 14, 2022|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting to Bring Together Local and Federal Leaders

Speakers Include Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, and Others January 19-21, 2022, in Washington, DC Washington, D.C. – The U.S Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) is set to hold its 90th Annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. from January 19 through January 21 at the Capital Hilton, featuring local and federal leaders discussing the biggest

By |2022-01-13T14:43:52-05:00January 13, 2022|Media Advisories|

Inauguration of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez as 80th President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Suarez to Deliver Remarks and Lay Out Vision for America’s Cities Miami, Florida — On Monday, January 3rd at 4:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will inaugurate Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez as its 80th President. At the event, Mayor Suarez will make remarks and outline his vision for how mayors can work together

By |2022-01-03T09:13:40-05:00January 3, 2022|Media Advisories|

WEDNESDAY: Chairwoman Maxine Waters Joins Nation’s Mayors to Call on Congress to Prioritize Housing Support in Build Back Better Plan

Washington, DC – As American cities continue to confront serious housing and homelessness challenges, mayors are calling on Congress to act. The U.S. Conference of Mayors will host a virtual press call on Wednesday, September 29 at 11:00AM ET to discuss important housing provisions authored by Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA, 43rd District), Chair of the House

By |2021-09-29T08:33:35-04:00September 29, 2021|Media Advisories|

FRIDAY: U.S. Mayors, National Urban League, and City Leaders to Call for Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Washington, D.C.— On Friday, September 24 at 11:00 am ET, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the National Urban League (NUL) will host a virtual press conference calling on Congress to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill. USCM President Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley will be joined on the call by National Urban League President Marc Morial,

By |2021-09-23T15:19:36-04:00September 23, 2021|Media Advisories|

Final Day of 89th Annual Meeting of Nation’s Mayors Focuses on Children, Health & Human Services; Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment & Sports; International Affairs

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to lead consideration of resolutions Washington, D.C. – On Friday, August 27th at 12:00PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will gather virtually for the fourth and final day of its 89th Annual Meeting. Three standing committees will meet: the Children, Health,

By |2021-08-27T09:29:05-04:00August 27, 2021|Media Advisories|

Nation’s Mayors to Discuss Metro Economies, Community Development and Housing, and Criminal and Social Justice

On Day Two of Annual Meeting, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas to lead consideration of resolutions Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 25th at 2:00 PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will gather virtually for the second day of its 89th Annual Meeting. Three

TODAY: Nation’s Mayors Kick off 89th Annual Meeting

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock to lead consideration of transportation and communications resolutions Washington, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, August 24th at 4:00PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will kick off its 89th Annual Meeting. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and recent increase in cases due to the delta variant, the four-day meeting will

By |2021-08-24T11:56:21-04:00August 24, 2021|Media Advisories, Transportation and Communications|

New U.S. Conference of Mayors President Nan Whaley to Host Event in Columbus

Dayton Mayor Whaley Will Join Fellow Mayors and Discuss Policy Agenda for the Next Year, Including Push for Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Package Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 13 at 12:45 pm ET, new U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will host an event in Columbus, Ohio with fellow mayors. Mayor Whaley

By |2021-07-12T11:41:48-04:00July 9, 2021|Media Advisories|

Nation’s Mayors to Discuss Mayoral Vaccine Challenge with Dr. Anthony Fauci

Effort Aims to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 22 at 4:00 pm ET, the nation’s mayors will gather virtually with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the President of the United States, to discuss the urgent work cities are doing in conjunction

By |2021-06-21T17:56:38-04:00June 21, 2021|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: In Wake of Escalating Gun Violence, Mayors Call on Washington to Take Action to Protect Americans

Washington, D.C.— Today at 3:15 PM Eastern, the mayors of Dayton, Chicago, Austin, Houston, and Savannah will convene a virtual press conference to discuss the alarming rise in gun violence across the country and to urge President Biden to take immediate action to make their cities safer for their residents. Over the weekend, four cities – Austin,

By |2021-06-15T13:51:56-04:00June 15, 2021|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Kickoff Mayors Challenge with U.S. Surgeon General Murthy

Effort Aims to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Friday, June 4 at 1:30 pm ET, the nation’s mayors will gather virtually with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to kick off the “Mayors Challenge,” an effort being done in conjunction with President Biden’s national Month of Action to increase COVID-19 vaccinations. The Mayors Challenge, which

By |2021-06-03T17:33:21-04:00June 3, 2021|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Convene ‘Reimagining Public Safety’ Summit in Partnership with Cities United & Everytown for Gun Safety

Tuesday, May 18 – Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Washington, D.C. – America’s mayors are gathering virtually for a summit on Reimagining Public Safety on Tuesday, May 18 and Wednesday, May 19, 2021. The virtual summit, being held in partnership with Cities United and Everytown for Gun Safety, will be convened as Congress is being called to

By |2021-05-14T12:44:54-04:00May 14, 2021|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to Discuss Economic Recovery with Nation’s Mayors

Washington, D.C.— On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Council on Metro Economies and the New American City will host Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, for a virtual discussion at 2:00 p.m. ET. Senator Brown will be joined by mayors from across the

By |2021-04-12T17:34:23-04:00April 12, 2021|Media Advisories|

Mayors to Hold Virtual Discussion on Preventing and Responding to Anti-Asian Discrimination and Violence in Cities

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday, April 1st, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a virtual conversation at 1:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the increasing incidents of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in cities across the nation. The webinar will be led by Fremont Mayor Lily Mei who will be joined by Executive Director of Asian

By |2021-04-01T10:04:42-04:00April 1, 2021|Media Advisories|
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