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  • US Conference of Mayors Examines School and Public Safety
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    Cites and Public Safety Issues

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors convened a discussion on public safety issues facing American cities. Mayors and police chiefs talked about ways they can address challenges, such as gun…

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  • Urban Issues
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    Urban Issues

    The speakers talked about the issues faced by cities, including homeland security and health care.

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  • Opening Plenary Session
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    Opening Plenary Session

    At the opening of an annual conference of mayors, Secretary Mineta and Mr. Ridge talked about domestic security. They pledged increased federal aid for local emergency preparedness efforts.…

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  • Survey on Hunger and Homelessness
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    Survey on Hunger and Homelessness

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  • Gun Safety in America
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    Gun Safety in America

    Mayors and Administration officials talked about their efforts to improve gun safety in America. They focused on local efforts regarding litigation against gun manufacturers. They also…

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  • Hunger and Homelessness Report
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    Hunger and Homelessness Report

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors announced the release of their 10th annual report on hunger and homelessness in 30 U.S. cities, including Boston, Portland and San Diego.

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  • Annual Survey of Hunger and Homelessness
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    Annual Survey of Hunger and Homelessness

    The task force co-chairs took questions from reporters on the details of the annual survey on hunger and homelessness, which includes 26 U.S. cities this year.

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  • Budget Review
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    Budget Review

    Mr. Cochran, Mr. Schmoke, and Ms. Rubach discussed the 1993 budget proposals in Congress. They focused on the needs and problems of cities including mass transit, urban development,…

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  • Tactical Approach to Transit Reauthorization
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    Tactical Approach to Transit Reauthorization

    The panelists talked about how America’s transportation policies need to be re-written through legislative reform. The focus was on negotiating the budget gridlock. Seven key issues…

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  • Annual Survey of Hunger And Homelessness
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    Annual Survey of Hunger And Homelessness

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors issued its annual report on hunger and homelessness. The survey was a result of a poll of thirty cities and found an increasingly negative and intolerant attitude…

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  • 1990 Census
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    1990 Census

    U.S. Conference of Mayors task force focused on the 1990 census held a news conference to address reporters. At the news conference some participants described problems with the census in…

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