National League of Cities and U.S. Conference of Mayors Call on Federal Government to Provide All Cities with Direct Access to Emergency Funding

April 13, 2020 - (2 min read)

Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, April 14th, the National League of Cities (NLC) and U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a media conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the budgetary impact of COVID-19 on cities, towns and villages, as well as urge Congress and President Trump to ensure all cities have direct access to emergency funding.

WHAT: Media Conference Call


  • Joe Buscaino, Councilmember, Los Angeles (NLC President)
  • Mayor Bryan Barnett, Rochester Hills, MI (USCM President)
  • Kathy Maness, Councilmember, Lexington, SC (NLC First Vice President)
  • Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville, KY (USCM Vice President)
  • Mayor Vince Williams, Union City, GA (NLC Second Vice President)
  • Nan Whaley, Dayton, OH (USCM Second Vice President)
  • Clarence Anthony, NLC CEO & Executive Director
  • Tom Cochran, USCM CEO & Executive Director

WHEN: Tuesday, April 14th, 11:00 a.m. ET

Dial: 1 (866) 791-7194
Confirmation Number: 49597212

RSVP: Media interested in participating should contact Sara Durr at


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