4,247Jan 19, 2012
Thomas Friedman Remarks to U.S. Conference of Mayors
Thomas Friedman talked about his most recent book, That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, on global changes and how the U.S. is falling ...
853Jan 17, 2012
Arianna Huffington and Nancy Pelosi Remarks
At an annual comference of mayors, Arianna Huffington spoke about her Internet site’s partnership with state reporters to spotlight local innovation. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ...
765Jan 20, 2012
Mayor Bloomberg Remarks on Education Reform
Michael Bloomberg talked about education reform the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting. Topics included testing standards and youth violence.
693Jan 17, 2013
Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors
Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, but the bulk of his speech concerned President ...
655Jan 20, 2010
2010 Mayors Winter Meeting
Michelle Obama delivered opening remarks at the plenary session of the 2010 Winter U.S. Conference of Mayors on impact of childhood obesity around the U.S. She talked about the role mayors play in ...
622Jan 21, 2011
Job Creation and the Economy, Part 1
Mayors and other officials from around the country gathered for an annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Their remarks focused on state, local and federal efforts to create ...
603Dec 8, 2009
2009 Hunger and Homelessness Report
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) released results of its 2009 Hunger and Homelessness Report. The survey includes results from 27 of America’s major cities that highlight the impact ...
602Jan 19, 2011
U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Press Conference
Leaders of the U.S. Conference of Mayors held a news conference at the organization’s annual winter meeting.
565Jan 18, 2013
Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security
Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting.
John Pistole talked about balancing ...
320Jun 15, 2012
Reducing Violence in Cities
A recent panel of mayors and public health educators discussed what they called a national epidemic among young African-American males in the United States. They talked about a program called ...
315Jan 20, 2012
Education Initiatives in Chicago
Chicago Mayor and President Obama’s former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel discussed school and community college initiatives in his city.
291Aug 25, 2008
Crime in America
During the Democratic National Convention, mayors and other urban officials called on the 2008 presidential campaigns to focus on crime in America and the challenges of urban/metropolitan ...
262Jan 19, 2011
Public Policy and Job Creation
Following comments by Elizabeth Kautz and Karen Sitnick at the opening breakfast of the 79th winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Steve Corona led a television game show-like discussion ...
227Feb 24, 2011
Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Cut Proposals
Several U.S. Conference of Mayors top officials held a news conference on proposed cuts to the Community Development Block Grant program that passed the U.S. House as part of 2011 federal spending ...
219Jan 19, 2012
Gangs and Youth Violence
Panelists talked about prevention of youth and gang violence. Among the issues they addressed were levels of violence in urban centers, the role of law enforcement officials, family and ...
197Jun 17, 2011
Cities and Economic Growth
Participants talked about the state of the economy and programs to promote economic growth. Among the topics they addressed were vacant housing, assisted living, and promotion of new ...
192Jan 19, 2012
2012 Presidential Race
Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential election campaign and political strategies employed in the primary campaigns. They also responded to questions from the audience.
182Jan 20, 2012
Community and Military Task Force Relations
Panelists talked about the challenges faced by troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan as they and their families reintegrate int local community life. They also focused on local outreach ...
179Sep 12, 2013
U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting on Racial Relations
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as well as mayors from Madison, Wisconsin and Tacoma, Washington talked about the civil rights movement and economic justice ...
141Feb 23, 2011
Local Economy, Education, and Job Creation
Following open remarks from Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker, three mayors talked about local economies, education programs, and job creation in their cities.
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