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2014-09-04 16:31:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran issued the following statements today after this afternoon's announcement that Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker, Chair of the Conference of Mayors Committee on Criminal and Social Justice, and Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank have been appointed to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board of...

2014-08-11 12:24:23

On-Going Trend Gives Top 5% Nearly Half-Trillion Dollars In Added Annual Income In 2012 NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to a new report released today by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) under the leadership of President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. The annual wage in sectors where jobs were lost during the downturn was...

2014-06-24 20:21:26

Sterling Comments Will Not Impede Progress DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In sports, players and fans alike experience cultural differences among people and mostly engage on an even playing field - an opportunity not always found in other areas of their lives, concluded a panel of Mayors, former athletes and journalists speaking about "Sports, Race & Politics" at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 82(nd) Annual Meeting. Video of the panel is available at...

2014-06-23 16:22:12

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 82(nd) Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting yesterday, the nation's mayors renewed their longstanding commitment to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions, promoting energy independence and efficiency and developing renewable energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO Conference President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson joined with other USCM leaders to sign a revised agreement that for the first time...

2014-06-04 12:23:30

The United States Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting: Friday, June 20 - Monday, June 23 WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, more than 200 of the nation's mayors from cities large and small will convene in Dallas at the OMNI Dallas Hotel to urge Congress to work in a bipartisan fashion to spur job creation and economic growth in America's cities and...

2014-06-02 20:20:57

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement regarding EPA's issuance of Clean Air Act new Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO "We commend President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency for their commitment to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030. The U.S. Conference of Mayors...

2014-06-02 08:23:21

City, civic leaders expand project to bring garden education and training program to North Minneapolis with the support of ScottsMiracle-Gro MINNEAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Minneapolis' Karamu Garden will expand to become the home of Project Sweetie Pie's gardening and training program. The expansion of Karamu Garden is a part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's and The U.S. Conference of Mayors' nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program. Additions to Karamu...

2014-05-15 08:35:51

City, civic leaders expand area garden for engagement and community development among all ages with support of ScottsMiracle-Gro MIRAMAR, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the 3,150-square-foot Miramar Community Garden will expand with the addition of the Intergenerational Fruit and Vegetable Garden as a part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's and The U.S. Conference of Mayors' nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program. The expansion will include a new fruit grove,...

2014-04-29 20:22:11

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Indianapolis (IN) Mayor Gregory A. Ballard, Chair of The U.S. Conference of Mayors Professional Sports Alliance issued the following statement in response to NBA Commissioner Silver's decision: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO "On behalf of the nation's mayors, who everyday deal with bringing people together, we applaud NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's swift and strong actions suspending Donald...

2014-04-29 20:20:28

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Chair of The U.S. Conference of Mayors Transportation Committee issued the following statement on President Obama's Surface Transportation Renewal Plan: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO "The nation's mayors thank President Obama and Secretary Foxx for their surface transportation plan released today. It sets forth a strong and bold vision for renewal of the MAP-21 law....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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