About the Meeting

Following up on the heels of our 85th Winter Meeting in January, nearly 40 mayors are gathering in Washington on March 1-3 to strategize and meet with members of Congress on our legislative priorities of infrastructure, public safety and immigration, and protecting health care.


Wednesday, March 1

Registration and Information
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Working Session and Strategy Dinner
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Opening Comments
Mayor of Oklahoma City
President, The U.S. Conference of Mayors

Executive Director & CEO’s Report on Priorities, Strategy and Work Plan – Activities and Actions Needed Between Now and the 85th Annual Meeting in June in Miami Beach
CEO and Executive Director
The U.S. Conference of Mayors

  • Expected Federal Budget Cuts
  • Tax Reform
  • Infrastructure
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration and Public Safety

Mayor of New Orleans
Vice President, The U.S. Conference of Mayors

Mayor of Columbia, SC
Second Vice President, The U.S. Conference of Mayors

Review of Thursday Agenda

Thursday, March 2

Breakfast Available
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Morning Meetings on the Hill

  • Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
  • Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
  • Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA)
  • Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA)
  • Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA)
  • Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)

Afternoon Meetings on the Hill

  • House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
  • Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
  • Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
  • Representative David Cicilline (D-RI)
  • Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
  • Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
  • Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL)
  • Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)


Off-Hill Meetings

  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
  • Russ Washington, Acting Director of the COPS Office


Evening Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Working Dinner
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Friday, March 3

Working Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.