Latest United States Conference of Mayors Stories

2011-07-25 15:33:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2011-07-22 16:54:00

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With ten days left before the looming Congressional deadline to raise the debt ceiling, fifty of the nation's mayors, led by US Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, met in Los Angeles today to urge Congress and the Administration to reach an agreement on the debt limit to prevent default. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "Default will have an immediate and catastrophic impact on...

2011-06-21 08:37:00

Resolution Highlights Life-saving Technology WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) commends the U.S. Conference of Mayors for passing a resolution Sunday strongly supporting the use of red light and speed safety cameras.

2011-06-20 16:06:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-06-20 16:09:00

Mayors Choose Racine, Wisconsin as "The Best Tasting City Water in America" BALTIMORE, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-06-17 18:23:00

BALTIMORE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite challenging economic conditions, a landmark survey of nearly 400 mayors in all 50 states has found that energy and sustainability efforts have maintained momentum within cities. The study, prepared for The U.S.

2011-06-17 05:23:00

First Time Since Vietnam War Nation's Mayors Have Called For End to Military Engagement Press Conference Friday, June 17th, 11:45 am RELEASE EMPLOYMENT REPORT FOR 363 METRO AREAS Press Conference Monday, June 20th, 11:45 am The United States Conference of Mayors 79th Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MD BALTIMORE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors, led by Conference President and Burnsville, MN Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, will announce the introduction of a resolution, calling...

2011-05-20 16:59:00

Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, Denton, TX, Racine, WI and Pembroke Pines, FL Helping to Promote Water Quality in America's Cities WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five cities were selected today as finalists in The U.S.

2011-05-18 09:58:00

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Announces: 2011 City Water Taste Test Competition Promoting The Quality of Water in American Cities WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-04-29 16:57:00

Summit on Smart City Design Identifies Challenges, Opportunities and Funding Sources Chicago, April 27-29, 2011 CHICAGO, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 300 designers, architects, and mayors came together in Chicago for the largest ever city design summit, working together to produce the blueprint for the USA, which is smart investing and smart design for American cities.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.