New Report: Unlocking the Potential of the Inflation Reduction Act
For the first time, the Inflation Reduction Act allows local governments to receive the monetary benefit of tax credits directly from the federal government. Our new report with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is designed to help mayors leverage these new tax credits to advance their climate goals.
More than 1 in 5 Americans live with a mental illness, yet access to care remains a challenge nationwide. USCM President Mayor Hillary Schieve has prioritized addressing this surging crisis — and getting cities the funding they need.
Sara Durr2023-09-27T11:30:46-04:00September 27, 2023|
WASHINGTON, DC—With funding for the federal government set to expire at the end of this month, the nation’s mayors are urging lawmakers to pass legislation to avoid an unnecessary shutdown. Today, U.S. Conference of
Sara Durr2023-09-22T15:54:19-04:00September 22, 2023|
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, President Joe Biden announced the creation of a new federal office to combat gun violence in America. Stopping gun violence is a top priority for America’s mayors, who welcome this action. In
Sara Durr2023-09-21T16:16:31-04:00September 21, 2023|
Washington, DC–Yesterday, the Biden Administration announced that it would grant Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans already in the United States as of July 31, 2023. In response, below is a statement by Tom Cochran,
The United States Conference of Mayors is the official non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are over 1,400 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.