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  • Infrastructure Investing and Economic Recovery
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    Infrastructure Investing and Economic Recovery

    Industry experts and public officials testified on the need for greater infrastructure investment and the role that such investment could play in economic recovery. Among the areas they discussed were…

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  • Youth Curfews in Cities
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    Youth Curfews in Cities

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors released a report on the impact of youth curfews on urban crime. The report indicates that most large cities use curfews and that most officials feel they are…

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  • Drug Law Enforcement
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    Drug Law Enforcement

    Mayors and other local law enforcement officials heard from law enforcement officers on drug law enforcement. The panelists examined ways to improve enforcement of current law, especially…

    85 views
  • Clinton Campaign Rally
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    Clinton Campaign Rally

    President Clinton addressed supporters outside the Louisville Slugger Museum. He talked about his debate with Senator Dole and about the vice presidential debate. He reminded the crowd of…

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  • Democratic Convention Afternoon Session
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    Democratic Convention Afternoon Session

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  • Unfunded Mandates
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    Unfunded Mandates

    After the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act signing ceremony, several who attended talked to reporters about their reactions to this legislation and other issues before Congress.

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  • Military Base Closing Impact
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    Military Base Closing Impact

    Federal government officials and mayors discussed the impact of military base closures on urban economies. Recovery from such losses might include converting defense-oriented industries to…

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  • Federal Crime Bill
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    Federal Crime Bill

    The guests discussed the president’s crime bill, which was signed into law earlier today by President Clinton. Both mayors supported the bill and the increased involvement of the federal…

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  • Conference of Mayors Satellite Address
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    Conference of Mayors Satellite Address

    Speaking via satellite to the Conference of Mayors in Portland, Oregon, President Clinton discussed his blueprint for welfare reform, the Crime Bill, the lifetime learning agenda, the…

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  • Law Enforcement Officials Rally
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    Law Enforcement Officials' Rally

    From the White House South Lawn, President Clinton informed a group of mayors and law enforcement officials that, two American helicopters, flying in Northern Iraq as part of Operation Provide Comfort to…

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  • Fiscal Year 1995 Federal Budget
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    Fiscal Year 1995 Federal Budget

    Mayor Abramson and Ms. Todd briefed reporters on the the effect the '95 federal budget will have on cities and towns throughout the U.S. He stated that a number of things found in the…

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  • Crime Legislation
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    Crime Legislation

    Participants discussed crime legislation and the immediate and long-term effects it will have on legal issues.

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  • Closing Plenary Session
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    Closing Plenary Session

    A series of speakers, including Secretary Bentsen and Ms Edelman discussed economic and legislative goals for the coming year. Ms. Edelman spoke about gun violence in the U.S. and stated that “more…

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  • Combating Violent Crime
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    Combating Violent Crime

    Participants discussed efforts to encourage a reduction in violent crime throughout the country. Attorney General Reno spoke about the need for education at a young age to avoid the…

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  • Clinton Administration Domestic Policies
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    Clinton Administration Domestic Policies

    Administration officials discussed Clinton administration goals and for reforming the health care and welfare systems in the U.S.

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  • Clinton Administration Domestic Policy
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    Clinton Administration Domestic Policy

    Administration officials discussed Clinton administration goals during a series of speeches to the National Governors Association.

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  • Crime Legislation
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    Crime Legislation

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  • Crime Legislation
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    Crime Legislation

    Members of the Mayors Task Force on the Problem of Crime spoke to reporters following a meeting with the president and attorney general at the White House. Mayor Abramson announced that the…

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  • Unfunded Federal Mandates
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    Unfunded Federal Mandates

    Local and federal officials spoke about the need to ban unfunded federal mandates on state and local governments. Following opening statements, they took questions from reporters concerning…

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  • Unfunded Federal Mandates
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    Unfunded Federal Mandates

    Mayors and managers from local government organizations spoke in a news conference to criticize the effect of unfunded federal mandates on local governments. The speakers claimed unfunded…

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