Mayors

Tanya Snyder provides a thorough survey of the talking points of five U.S. mayors from a recent Washington Post forum on transportation.
Oct 27, 2014   Streetsblog USA
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, who recently announced he would not seek re-election, has had a major impact on the city and its urban form, according to this review.
Sep 9, 2010   Chicago Tribune
At a recent talk, former mayors Manny Diaz and Greg Nickels (of Miami and Seattle, respectively) talked about the frustration mayors face in having to go to the state to receive funding.
Apr 26, 2010   The Naked City
Mayors from big cities are feeling shortchanged by the federal government, which they say is disproportionately handing out stimulus money to small and rural areas.
Jun 23, 2009   Los Angeles Times
Representatives of the Obama Administration, including VP Biden, were set to be a part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors last week, but they cancelled their appearance so as not to cross a union picket line outside.
Jun 18, 2009   Citiwire.net
<em>Grist</em> lists the top 15 green-leaning mayors in America.
May 5, 2009   Grist
How well mayors and city officials deal with snowstorms is one of the best indicators of how well they can serve their cities, according to this article from <em>Governing</em>.
Dec 28, 2008   Governing
The mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, faces a slew of federal charges related to bribery and abuses of power.
Dec 3, 2008   Birmingham News
The mayor of San Francisco delivers his annual state of the city message in ten 45-minute segments on YouTube rather than in person.
Dec 3, 2008   NPR
<p>Almost 200 New Jersey mayors have joined together to oppose new affordable housing requirements that they say their cities can't possibly comply with.</p>
Jul 17, 2008   The Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>Citing the great burden America's cities are bearing due to the war in Iraq, a coalition of Mayors allied with anti-war groups tabled a resolution opposing military action against Iran at the recent Conference of Mayors.</p>
Jun 30, 2008   CommonDreams.org