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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019

McConnell wants to consider gun background checks in fall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he wants to consider background checks and other gun violence bills when lawmakers return.


UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

Durkan and mayors of 5 other U.S. cities with legalized pot form group

Mayors from six U.S. cities with legal marijuana have formed a coalition with the aim of preparing other states and the federal government for legalization.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Mayors boycott Trump meeting after sanctuary cities threat

The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning that they could be legally forced to prove they are cooperating with federal …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Mayors sign climate charter at summit; Obama to speak

Dozens of mayors from around the world signed a “Chicago Climate Charter” on Tuesday at a summit designed to address concerns following President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate …


World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030

The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris and several other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles from “large parts” of their cities by 2030.


Mayors taking swift action to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville

City officials across the country are nervously trying to figure out how to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville, Virginia, as alt-right leaders and white nationalist groups vow to stage more …


Parker: Other leaders will take climate reins

As of this writing, about 100 businesses, 80 university presidents, three governors and 30 mayors have announced their intention to stick with the Paris program.