Stories tagged: mayors
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
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
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
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
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 …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017
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.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
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 …
Sun., June 4, 2017
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.