Other - JUNE 25, 2021

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U.S. Conference of Mayors urges federal leaders to drill down on climate change, infrastructure

by Kali Persall

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has called on leaders to continue investing federal resources in America’s infrastructure, following the release of a new bipartisan infrastructure framework by President Biden.

“The nation's mayors are grateful to President Biden and his administration for their sustained commitment to making a once-in-a-lifetime investment in the nation's infrastructure,” said U.S. Conference of Mayors president Mayor Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio. “We also commend the senators for their bipartisan efforts to advance increased investment in these vital public assets, which underpin our daily lives and our economic recovery.”

She continued: “We recognize that there is much still to be done to fulfill our vision for a better future. We look forward to reviewing the details of this agreement and know that further negotiations are needed on policy to modernize our infrastructure, move toward a less carbon-intensive economy, build a workforce for the

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