Cities Congratulate Jerry Abramson on Appointment as Director of White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
Washington, D.C. - Following President Obama's appointment of Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson as deputy assistant to the president and director of Intergovernmental Affairs, National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. issued the following statement:
"We congratulate Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson, former mayor of Louisville, Ky., on his appointment as White House director of Intergovernmental Affairs. President Obama chose a local leader with decades of experience who has worked tirelessly as an advocate to make cities better and safer for all residents.
"We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Administration and Lt. Gov. Abramson on issues that matter to cities and their communities. Working together, we can address the tough challenges facing cities."
The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.