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2012-06-28 10:25:21

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Philadelphia (PA) Mayor Michael A. Nutter, today released the following statement in reaction to the Supreme Court's decision on National Federation of Independent Business et. al. v. Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et. al.: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "The nation's mayors applaud and support the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to...

2012-06-22 10:24:09

Statements from The United States Conference of Mayors Leadership WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) today commended the U.S. Senate on passage of the Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act, commonly referred to as The Farm Bill, which preserves the structure of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; strengthens local and regional food systems; and conserves national resources. The Conference of Mayors now urges the...

2012-06-19 06:23:11

Framework Marks Major New Milestone Modernizing EPA's Implementation of the Clean Water Act WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors welcomes the release of EPA's Integrated Planning Framework for implementing the Clean Water Act (CWA). The Framework, (also known as IP3), is designed to promote greater flexibility for cities struggling to finance and maintain existing wastewater infrastructure and services and respond to new federal regulations...

2012-06-14 14:20:40

U.S. Conference of Mayors Announces 2012 City Livability Award Winners at Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, Wednesday, June 13 to Saturday, June 16 ORLANDO, Fla., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville (KY) and Mayor Geraldine Muoio of West Palm Beach (FL), have been awarded first place honors in the 2012 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors' 80th Annual Meeting in Orlando. (Logo:...

2012-06-14 14:20:15

Award Winners Announced at U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in Orlando ORLANDO, Fla., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grand Rapids, MI Mayor George K. Heartwell and Beaverton, OR Mayor Denny Doyle have been selected as the nation's top winners in the 2012 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Walmart. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) The annual awards program is in its sixth...

2012-06-14 10:21:49

ORLANDO Fla., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a national champion of youth mentoring programs, outlined initiatives he is pursuing through the House Appropriations Committee and beyond Congress today at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 80th Annual Meeting. Fattah, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations subcommittee that oversees funding for the Department of Justice youth mentoring programs, is scheduled to address the Conference of...

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:...