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2012-05-31 10:22:38

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors leadership today issued the following statements on mayoral partnerships with the Environmental Protection Agency: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) Philadelphia, PA Mayor Michael A. Nutter, USCM Vice President: "The Clean Water Act was a defining piece of American legislation that created a greener, more sustainable nation. Reflecting on the 40th Anniversary of this legislation, we...

2012-05-31 10:22:36

City Leaders Question Whether Continued Clean Water Progress Requires Amending the Act or Changing the Way EPA Implements It WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA), a landmark federal law protecting water resources in the United States, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) hosted a panel discussion on Thursday, May 31 about the urgent need for regulatory reform as aggressive unfunded water mandates are guided by...

2012-05-24 10:21:58

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA), a landmark federal law protecting water resources in the United States, The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will host a panel discussion with five mayors on Thursday, May 31 at the National Press Club. During the session, the mayors will highlight the progress that has been made, as well as underscore the urgent need for reform of rules governing city-water systems as aggressive...

2012-05-11 06:24:22

SAVE THE DATE! HUNDREDS OF U.S. MAYORS TO GATHER FOR 80TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 - SATURDAY, JUNE 16 WASHINGTON, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors, led by Conference President Los Angeles (CA) Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, will gather in Orlando, Florida from Wednesday, June 13 to Saturday, June 16, for the 80th Annual Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), to be hosted by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. (Logo:...

2012-04-11 10:21:04

PHOENIX MAYOR GREG STANTON TO SERVE AS TASK FORCE CHAIR WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today announced the establishment of a new task force to work with U.S. cities as the nation shifts from combat roles in Iraq and Afghanistan to a new defense strategy that may produce reductions in defense spending and base closures/realignments. Phoenix (AZ) Mayor Greg Stanton will serve as chair of the new Defense Transition in U.S. Cities...

2012-03-14 15:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USCM President LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today issued the following statement after the Senate voted 74-22 to approve a surface transportation bill that includes America Fast Forward:?? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "The bipartisan effort to create jobs and speed expansion of our transportation systems took a major step forward today with Senate passage of a surface transportation bill...

2012-03-06 09:43:00

Mayors Warn Unemployment Will Rise if Congress Only Extends the Existing Transportation Bill WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors renewed their call for enactment of job-creating bipartisan transportation legislation now pending in Congress. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) In a letter signed by 188 U.S. mayors including Conference leaders, the mayors urged the House and Senate to enact bicameral, bipartisan surface...

2012-02-24 17:45:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The nation's mayors are extremely pleased that President Obama has appointed David Agnew to serve as White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "David Agnew has been a strong advocate for America's mayors and the cities they lead since January of 2009. Having served as a top deputy to our Past President Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., David knows how...

2012-01-25 16:16:00

Jacksonville, Fla. | February 23-25th WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the nation's mayors will hold a national leadership meeting in Jacksonville, FL from Thursday, February 23 to Saturday, February 25 to develop a national agenda to expand exports and modernize the nation's ports. Hosted by Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Chair of the Conference's newly formed...

2012-01-19 13:06:00

U.S. Conference of Mayors and ScottsMiracle-Gro Announce GRO1000 Gardens and Green Spaces Award at Mayors' Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) today announced the recipients of the 2012 GRO1000 Gardens and Green Spaces Grant Awards Program. The grants, which focus on improving our nation's cities through the development of community gardens and...