United States Conference of Mayors

United States Conference of Mayors The official non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more, represented by its chief elected official, the mayor.

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10/21/2020
USCM trailer

Today we're unveiling the City Song Project, a collection of seven songs produced by local artists to inspire and uplift our cities during this time.

Listen to them and learn more: https://mayo.rs/34ksPzL

This Saturday, October 24th is Vote Early Day and The Conference invites all cities to sign up and help their residents ...
10/20/2020
Get Involved

This Saturday, October 24th is Vote Early Day and The Conference invites all cities to sign up and help their residents vote early. This effort is part of our National Voter Engagement Program, which has been led by our Youth Involvement Task Force.

Vote Early Day is a movement aimed at ensuring all Americans know their options to vote early. The inaugural Vote Early Day will take place on Saturday, October 24th, 2020.

“The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to abruptly end all counting efforts for the 2020 Census...
10/14/2020
U.S. Conference of Mayors Responds to Supreme Court Decision to End Census Count Early

“The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to abruptly end all counting efforts for the 2020 Census seriously jeopardizes the accuracy of the count and threatens to cost our cities hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds.”

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration to end all counting eff…

As baseball's Postseason continues today, we're proud to be a partner with MLB and of our mayors and cities who have wor...
10/05/2020
Postseason Gets Warm Welcome | 10/05/2020

As baseball's Postseason continues today, we're proud to be a partner with MLB and of our mayors and cities who have worked hard to keep America's pastime safe this October.

Commissioner Rob Manfred and Mayors of neutral cities deliver special greetings to fans ahead of the 2020 postseason

We've joined a new coalition of public and private sector leaders that have come together to call on Congress to act on ...
09/30/2020
U.S. Conference of Mayors Joins New Coalition of Public and Private Sector Leaders Calling on Congress to Act on COVID Relief Before Election

We've joined a new coalition of public and private sector leaders that have come together to call on Congress to act on COVID relief before the November election.

The COVID Relief NOW Coalition calls for “No Recess Without Relief” imploring Congress to find bipartisan solution to move COVID stimulus package Washington, D.C. – Today, The U.S. Conference of Ma…

Last Saturday, Former Vice President Joe Biden joined us during our Fall Leadership virtual meeting, where he talked abo...
09/29/2020
Easily listen to An American Breakthrough in your podcast app of choice

Last Saturday, Former Vice President Joe Biden joined us during our Fall Leadership virtual meeting, where he talked about America’s cities and today’s biggest challenges. Listen to his remarks in our 3rd episode of An American Breakthrough podcast.

Quickly and easily listen and subscribe to An American Breakthrough for free in your podcast app of choice.

09/26/2020
Joe Biden Addresses America's Mayors

Joe Biden Addresses America's Mayors

Former Vice President and Democratic candidate for President of the United States Joe Biden addresses America's mayors during the United States Conference of Mayors' 2020 Fall Leadership Meeting.

Join us here today at 2:45pm ET when Democratic candidate for President of the United States former Vice President Joe B...
09/26/2020

Join us here today at 2:45pm ET when Democratic candidate for President of the United States former Vice President Joe Biden joins America's mayors at our 2020 Fall Leadership Meeting.

The nation's mayors are pleased to support and celebrate National Voter Registration Day! Take a moment today to make su...
09/22/2020
Register to Vote

The nation's mayors are pleased to support and celebrate National Voter Registration Day! Take a moment today to make sure you're registered to vote and help spread the word about how others can get registered. #NationalVoterRegistrationDay #VoteReady

Recently turn 18 or move? Register to vote before your deadline!

"America’s mayors are dismayed that the Administration is continuing its misguided and unconstitutional attack on the na...
09/22/2020
Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on DOJ Announcement Regarding New York City, Portland and Seattle

"America’s mayors are dismayed that the Administration is continuing its misguided and unconstitutional attack on the nation’s cities and is continuing to divide, not unite, the country" Read our full statement.

Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran on the Department of Justice’s announcement regarding New York City, Portland and Seattle: “Am…

Inspiring to see mayors leaning on fellow mayors, especially during this time of reckoning for the economic and social c...
09/21/2020
7 Black mayors share their unique bond

Inspiring to see mayors leaning on fellow mayors, especially during this time of reckoning for the economic and social challenges brought centerstage by COVID-19.

Seven Black mayors from the South have formed a unique relationship to help each other navigate such challenges as the coronavirus pandemic, the economic downturn and racial injustice. They speak to TODAY’s Craig Melvin about their bond.

How can cities use technology to transition from COVID-19 crisis response to societal reinvention? A new Conference of M...
09/18/2020
U.S. Conference of Mayors | Critical Infrastructure | USA

How can cities use technology to transition from COVID-19 crisis response to societal reinvention? A new Conference of Mayors study by Siemens USA and Harris Polls shows that U.S. mayors are prioritizing infrastructure in economic recovery.

Facing an unprecedented health, economic and societal crisis, due to COVID-19, mayors across the country are adapting, redefining, and reimagining how local governments serve their residents. And while each city's path forward is unique, mayors can collectively offer a fresh perspective on the stren...

"If you want to get out of a recession caused by a pandemic, you surely don’t want to have state and local governments l...
09/14/2020
Analysis | Trump’s hostility to cities threatens to worsen the recession

"If you want to get out of a recession caused by a pandemic, you surely don’t want to have state and local governments laying off people across the country, which is what is happening right now." says Conference Vice President Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley in today's Washington Post.

Metropolitan areas are key to the nation’s economic growth and recovery.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors urges the Senate to vote no on any proposal that does not include direct fiscal assistance...
09/10/2020
U.S. Mayors to Senate: Vote No On Any COVID-19 Bill That Does Not Include Direct Fiscal Assistance For All Cities

The U.S. Conference of Mayors urges the Senate to vote no on any proposal that does not include direct fiscal assistance to the Nation’s local governments, which are on the frontlines of fighting this pandemic and promoting a safe economic recovery.

Washington, DC –Below is a statement from Tom Cochran, CEO & Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors: “The U.S. Conference of Mayors urges the Senate to vote no on any proposal that…

There are already clear signs that inequities are emerging as the #2020census deadline looms. A shortened timeline puts ...
09/02/2020
Cities risk losing out on trillions in federal aid as census deadline looms

There are already clear signs that inequities are emerging as the #2020census deadline looms. A shortened timeline puts cities at risk for an incomplete count and thus significant losses of federal aid.

Local leaders fear federal aid cuts as the pandemic, a shortened timeline and Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric complicate the national survey.

A reduction in time for Census self-response and door-to-door follow-up will lead to a substantial undercount, which is ...
09/01/2020
U.S. Conference of Mayors Joins Fight Against Trump Administration’s Attempts to Reduce Census Efforts

A reduction in time for Census self-response and door-to-door follow-up will lead to a substantial undercount, which is why we're joining the fight against the Trump Administration’s attempts to reduce Census efforts.

Coalition Argues Reduction in Time for Census Self-Response and Door-to-Door Follow-Up Will Lead to Substantial Undercount Washington, DC—The United States Conference of Mayors today has joined a l…

“We can’t produce money, we can’t borrow our way out of this, we can’t tax our way out of this… It’s wrong to punish the...
08/26/2020
The Recession Is About to Slam Cities. Not Just the Blue-State Ones.

“We can’t produce money, we can’t borrow our way out of this, we can’t tax our way out of this… It’s wrong to punish the victim, the city here is the victim.” – Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren on why cities need financial assistance now to address budget shortfalls caused by COVID-19.

Those with budgets that rely heavily on tourism, sales taxes or direct state assistance will face particular distress.

Check out the second episode of An American Breakthrough podcast, featuring Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Topeka Mayor Mic...
08/18/2020
The Mayors' 2020 Vision

Check out the second episode of An American Breakthrough podcast, featuring Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla, and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon as they discuss the release of the new Mayor’s 2020 Vision agenda. Big ideas for a critical moment.

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