Washington, D.C, Sept. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than a dozen mayors from across the country and both sides of the aisle will convene Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington to meet with Congressional leadership and bipartisan members of Congress, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Reps. Jim Renacci, Mike Coffman, Bob Latta, Sens. Jack Reed, Ron Wyden, Richard Durbin, Joe Donnelly, among others. Representing the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), mayors will address a variety of issues, including fighting to protect Dreamers, ensuring a local voice is heard in the upcoming tax reform battle, preserving equitable and affordable healthcare for all Americans, and fast and comprehensive Hurricane relief.

Mayors including Mayor Mitch Landrieu (New Orleans, LA), Mayor Mike Rawlings (Dallas, TX), Mayor Denny Doyle (Beaverton, OR), Mayor Shane Bemis (Gresham, OR), Mayor Jorge Elorza (Providence, RI), Mayor Lydia Mihalik (Findlay, OH), Mayor Tom Tait (Anaheim, CA), Mayor Christopher Cabaldon (West Sacramento, CA), Mayor Paul Soglin (Madison, WI), and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson (Gary, IN), Mayor Jon Mitchell (New Bedford, MA), Mayor Joe Ganim (Bridgeport, CT) and Mayor Joy Cooper (Hallandale Beach, FL) are available for interviews and other press opportunities.

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WHAT: Bipartisan Mayors in Washington

WHO: Mayor Landrieu (New Orleans, LA), Mayor Rawlings (Dallas, TX), Mayor Doyle (Beaverton, OR), Mayor Bemis (Gresham, OR), Mayor Elorza (Providence, RI), Mayor Mihalik (Findlay, OH), Mayor Tait (Anaheim, CA), Mayor Cabaldon (West Sacramento, CA), Mayor Soglin (Madison, WI), and Mayor Freeman-Wilson (Gary, IN), Mayor Jon Mitchell (New Bedford, MA), Mayor Joe Ganim (Bridgeport, CT) and Mayor Joy Cooper (Hallandale Beach, FL)

WHEN:  Tuesday, September 26, 2017- Wednesday, September 27, 2017

WHERE: Washington, DC



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Sara Durr
The U.S. Conference of Mayors

Elizabeth Kenigsberg