Francis X. Suarez

Earth Day: America’s Mayors Are Leading the Way on Climate Change

Washington, D.C. – America’s mayors continue to lead the fight against climate change through innovative policies and programs that are building climate resiliency, promoting the use of clean energy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in cities across the country. In recognition of the 52nd Earth Day, U.S. Conference of Mayors President Miami Mayor Francis X.

By |2022-04-22T09:35:59-04:00April 22, 2022|News, Press Room|

Nation’s Mayors to Study Crypto and Blockchain, Engage Leaders at eGov Summit

Three dozen mayors to attend eMerge America’s 2022 event to discuss issues at nexus of cryptocurrency, blockchain and government Washington, DC – On April 19th, more than three dozen mayors will be in Miami, Florida to attend the 2022 eMerge Americas Government (eGOV) Summit. Held in partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the

By |2022-04-14T11:46:11-04:00April 14, 2022|News, Press Room|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Biden Administration’s Actions to Keep Cities Safe

Washington, D.C. — Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez on today’s announcement by the Biden Administration on the additional steps it is taking to keep American cities safe: “Our nation and our cities are plagued with a nationwide surge in crime. Mayors across the nation are

By |2022-04-11T15:34:50-04:00April 11, 2022|News, Press Room|

Good Call Named Winner of Mayor’s Matchup Pitch Competition at SXSW

National Competition Showcases Cutting-Edge Technologies Addressing Some of the Greatest Challenges Facing Cities Austin, TX – Today, Good Call was announced as the winner of the Mayor's Matchup Civic Tech Pitch Competition at South By Southwest (SXSW). Each year at SXSW, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) helps organize a competition with entrepreneurs and

By |2022-03-13T16:36:55-04:00March 13, 2022|News, Press Room|

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley Becomes 79th President of the United States Conference of Mayors

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve Elected as First and Second Vice Presidents Washington, DC— Today, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley was elected as the 79th President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) during a session of the Conference’s Executive Committee. Mayor Whaley will succeed outgoing USCM President Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.

By |2021-06-11T16:24:05-04:00June 11, 2021|News, Press Room|

Six Cities Share $745,000 in Grants Through the 2021 Childhood Obesity Prevention and Environmental Health and Sustainability Awards

Partnership Invests $4.3 million overall in Mayors and Cities since 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA) announced today $745,000 in grants to nine U.S. cities that are the winners of the 2021 Childhood Obesity Prevention and Environmental Health and Sustainability

By |2021-01-23T14:43:44-05:00January 23, 2021|News, Press Room|

At RNC Event, Republican Mayors Talk About Need for Direct Federal Assistance to Cities in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC – Yesterday the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) took part in a virtual event on the opening day of the Republican National Convention. The gathering of mayors was focused on bipartisan solutions found in the newly released The Mayors’ 2020 Vision: An American Breakthrough, and it follows a parallel event that took place

By |2020-08-25T10:37:45-04:00August 25, 2020|News, Press Room|

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|

Mayors to President Trump: Cities Need Direct Financial Assistance Now

Budget Shortfalls and Ongoing Economic Woes Due to COVID-19 Forcing Continued Cuts to Local Services and Jobs Washington, D.C. – As negotiations on the next COVID-19 legislative package drag on, cities across America face the grim reality of continued payroll cuts and reduction, or even elimination, of critical services. Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors

By |2020-08-05T19:06:12-04:00August 5, 2020|News, 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|
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