Media Advisories

MONDAY at the Republican National Convention: America’s Mayors Continue Discussion of Bold Solutions with Event Focused on Mayors’ 2020 Vision

The Bipartisan Official Policy of the USCM Was Recently Revised to Focus on Today’s Biggest Issues, Event Follows Launch of Agenda at DNC Last Week Washington, DC – This past week, the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) participated in a virtual event at the Democratic National Convention to launch the newly-updated The Mayors’ 2020 Vision:

By |2020-08-21T11:52:15-04:00August 21, 2020|Media Advisories|

MONDAY at the DNC: Kicking Off Convention Season, America’s Mayors to Release Updated Policy Agenda: The Mayors’ 2020 Vision

The Bipartisan Official Policy of the USCM Has Been Revised to Focus on Today’s Biggest Issues, such as Racial Equality and the COVID-19 pandemic Washington, DC - Every four years, the bipartisan US Conference of Mayors (USCM) participates in events at both major party committees’ conventions. This year, the opening day of the summer’s first

By |2020-08-16T19:50:04-04:00August 16, 2020|Media Advisories|

Thursday: U.S. Conference of Mayors Releases Recommendations For Police Reform

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday, August 13th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a media conference call at 10:00 am ET to outline real, workable, sustainable recommendations for reforming policing, as detailed by the Conference’s Working Group on Police Reform and Racial Justice. Launched in the wake of the George Floyd killing and amidst calls from communities

By |2020-08-12T14:05:40-04:00August 12, 2020|Media Advisories|

Tomorrow: Nation’s “Rust Belt” Mayors Urgently Call On Washington For Direct Funds To Address Ongoing Public Health Pandemic

COVID-19 decimating local budgets in flyover states already hit hard by manufacturing decline Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, bipartisan mayors from Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania will hold a media conference call at 12:00 p.m. ET to discuss the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 on medium and small cities throughout the so-called “rust belt.” Mayors will talk about the

By |2020-08-06T15:21:16-04:00August 6, 2020|Media Advisories|

MEDIA CALL WEDNESDAY: Mayors Denounce Unrequested Deployment of Federal Law Enforcement to Cities

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, July 29, the U.S. Conference of Mayors will hold a media conference call at 12 noon ET to denounce the recent unilateral deployment of federal agents to cities.  Mayors from across the country will call for the immediate removal of unrequested federal law enforcement authorities and urge Congress to swiftly

By |2020-07-28T21:23:58-04:00July 28, 2020|Media Advisories, News|

National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors to Host Joint Press Conference in Response to Release of Senate GOP Coronavirus Relief Package

Washington, D.C. — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will host a joint virtual press conference at 1:00 P.M. ET. with municipal leaders from across the country to discuss the draft coronavirus relief package released by Senate Republicans, which includes no aid for local governments that have

By |2020-07-28T09:58:47-04:00July 28, 2020|Media Advisories, News, Press Room|

MEDIA CALL: U.S. Conference of Mayors Urges Congress to Provide Direct Fiscal Assistance to All Cities

Mayors Will Also Discuss New Data on Economic Toll of COVID-19 on U.S. Cities Washington, D.C.— Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a media conference call at 1 pm ET to urge House and Senate negotiators to provide direct fiscal assistance to all cities in the upcoming pandemic recovery package. Thus far,

By |2020-07-22T12:04:00-04:00July 21, 2020|Media Advisories, Press Room|

ADVISORY: America’s Mayors, Fire Fighters Call for Direct Federal Aid to Ensure Public Safety During this Pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted police and fire services in cities across the country Washington, D.C.— On Wednesday, May 27th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) will hold a media conference call at 12:00 p.m. ET to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and the economic reaction on public safety in cities across America. The

By |2020-05-26T16:13:19-04:00May 26, 2020|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: Red State Mayors to Call on Congress to Provide Urgent Aid to Cities

Pandemic has strained resources in cities of all sizes, in every state Washington, D.C.— On Tuesday, May 12th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a media conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the urgent need for Congress to provide federal assistance to cities of all sizes in its next coronavirus response package. Every city in

By |2020-05-12T18:40:59-04:00May 11, 2020|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Join House Ways & Means Chairman for Live Discussion on the COVID-19 Crisis

Mayors from New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas will discuss the importance of federal support for cities Washington, DC – Tomorrow, April 29, at 11:30 a.m. EDT, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will participate in a video discussion with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) about the

By |2020-04-28T18:20:45-04:00April 28, 2020|Media Advisories, Press Room|

Presidential Candidates Bloomberg and Buttigieg to Address Nation’s Mayors

Bloomberg: Wednesday, January 22 Buttigieg: Thursday, January 23 Capital Hilton | Washington, DC Washington, D.C. – Next week, Democratic Presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, will address the nation’s mayors during the U.S Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 88th Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Bloomberg will

By |2020-01-18T15:25:08-05:00January 17, 2020|88th Winter Meeting (2020), Media Advisories, Press Room|

Mayors to Bring Bipartisan Solutions to Nation’s Capital

Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Will Lead the 88th U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, Bringing Together Local and Federal Leaders January 22-24, 2020 Capital Hilton | Washington, DC Washington, D.C. – With mayoral leadership ascendant in America, hundreds of mayors from across the country are set to gather for the U.S Conference of Mayors’

By |2020-01-21T11:29:50-05:00January 14, 2020|88th Winter Meeting (2020), Media Advisories, Press Room|

Call Tomorrow: U.S. Mayors to Release 2020 Policy Agenda, Preview Iowa Presidential Candidate Forum

With Top Presidential Candidates Coming to Mayors’ Forum in Waterloo, USCM to Unveil the Mayors’ Vision for America WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday December 3rd, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a media conference call to outline its 2020 policy agenda – the Mayors’ Vision for America – and discuss this week’s presidential

By |2019-12-02T15:22:33-05:00December 2, 2019|Media Advisories, Press Room|

Mayors & Police Chiefs to Hold Press Conference in U.S. Capitol Urging Action on Gun Safety Legislation

Follows Meeting with White House Officials and Letter Signed by Almost 300 Mayors – Republicans and Democrats – Calling for Senate to Address Gun Violence WASHINGTON, D.C. – TODAY at 4:30 p.m. EDT, a bipartisan group of mayors, including the mayors of Dayton, Ohio, Pittsburgh, PA and Parkland, FL, and police chiefs will hold a

By |2019-09-09T06:11:59-04:00September 9, 2019|Media Advisories, News, Press Room|

Mayors Meet in Reno, NV to Discuss Impact of Cultural Resources on Cities

Press Conference on Tuesday, August 27 at 11:30 am PDT Washington, DC—Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan Barnett, mayors from across the country will convene in Reno, NV from August 27 – 28 to discuss issues related to tourism, arts, and other activities that create

By |2019-08-27T10:11:31-04:00August 27, 2019|Media Advisories, Press Room|

Following Bipartisan Call To Action, Dayton & El Paso Mayors, USCM Leadership To Hold Media Call On Gun Violence Epidemic

More than 200 Mayors – Republican and Democratic – Send Letter Calling for Senate to Return and Consider Bipartisan Gun Safety Legislation  WASHINGTON, D.C. – TODAY at 3:30 p.m. EST, a bipartisan group of mayors, including the mayors of Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, will hold a telephone news conference following release of a

By |2019-08-08T12:14:15-04:00August 8, 2019|Media Advisories, News|

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Host Annual Meeting in Honolulu

Immigration, Trade, Affordable Housing, Census, Jobs, Climate Top Agenda June 28 – July 1, 2019 Washington, D.C. – For the first time since 1963, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold its Annual Meeting in Honolulu (HI).  Under the leadership of USCM President Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and host Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, more than 200

By |2019-06-13T15:16:47-04:00June 13, 2019|Media Advisories, News|
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