Mayor Henry to attend U.S. Conference of Mayors event

 

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News release from the City of Fort Wayne:

Mayor Henry to attend U.S. Conference of Mayors event

(January 21, 2014) – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will attend the 82nd Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The event will be held Wednesday-Friday in Washington, D.C.

Nearly 300 mayors are expected to attend. Topics of discussion will include the economy, jobs, innovation, and transportation.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors is a non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more.

Primary roles of the organization:

  • Promote the development of effective national urban/suburban policy
  • Strengthen federal-city relationships
  • Ensure that federal policy meets urban needs
  • Provide mayors with leadership and management tools
  • Create a forum in which mayors can share ideas and information

The Winter Meeting will also include a visit to the White House for a meeting with President Obama.

 

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