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Cities are Essential: Protecting and Growing America’s Economic Recovery

Jun 11,2020 11:00AM
Jun 11,2020 12:30PM
Speakers

The Honorable Bill Cassidy, United States Senator (R-LA)

The Honorable Bob Menendez, United States Senator (D-NJ)

The Honorable Kathy Maness, Councilmember, Town of Lexington, South Carolina and 1st Vice President, National League of Cities

The Honorable Gary Passanante, Mayor, Borough of Somerdale, New Jersey

The Honorable Grover C. Robinson, IV, Mayor, City of Pensacola, Florida

The Honorable Mark Shepherd, Mayor, City of Clearfield, Utah

Greg Caton, City Manager, City of Grand Junction, Colorado

John Gallagher, Executive Director, Louisiana Municipal Association

Irma Esparza Diggs, Senior Executive and Director of Federal Advocacy, National League of Cities

Local governments are on the front lines of our nation’s health, safety, and economic response to the coronavirus emergency. Communities need a strong local-federal partnership to stabilize local government operations, keep workers on the job, and maintain essential services to grow the economy.

Join a virtual Capitol Hill briefing on Thursday, June 11 to hear from federal leaders and local elected officials on how cities are the essential building blocks of a national economic recovery, as well as the big steps being taken by cities, towns and villages to restart local economies.

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