What 3 U.S. Mayors Think Cities Will Be Like in 2030

The mayors of Baltimore, Boston and Denver weighed in on major issues their cities are facing at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 85th annual meeting.

How Local Leadership in America Has Changed Over the Years, From the Expert

U.S. Conference of Mayors Executive Director Tom Cochran talks about the social movements and technological changes that have changed our mayors and our country.

Bill Clinton: Mayors Are the Cure to Rising Tribalism in the U.S.

In a possible subtle jab at Trump, the former president said: “Diverse groups make better decisions than lone geniuses.”

President Kennedy’s Important Message to Today’s U.S. Mayors

This weekend, city hall leaders listened to an address from the 35th president that resonates 55 years later.

What’s the ‘Most Impactful Thing’ Trump Will Do for Infrastructure?

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke with the White House’s point person on infrastructure about the need for federal grants to incentivize innovation and maintenance.

Labor Secretary to Mayors: Localized Apprenticeship Programs Won’t ‘Water Down’ Workforce Skills

The Trump administration wants cities and industries to spearhead such initiatives and incorporate them into two- and four-year education programs.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley: I Would Encourage Other Cities to Sue

Her city filed a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical companies, distributors and doctors it believes caused the opioid epidemic. And Whaley thinks other cities should do the same.

Portland’s Ted Wheeler: ‘The Role of Mayor Has Never Been So Important As It Is Right Now’

The new city hall leader exemplifies the passion and dynamism that is stirring in cities and mayors across the nation.

What to Watch For as U.S. Mayors Meet in Miami Beach

There are some big political and policy moments we can expect at the 85th meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Making the Business Case for Cities-Driven Climate Protections

“Today it is no longer the case that greater prosperity means increased carbon emissions,” said Phoenix's mayor, ahead of the U.S. Conference of Mayors 85th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach this weekend.

Mayors to Consider Adopting Resolution Against Trump’s Proposed CDBG Cuts

The city executives will do so at the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach later this week.