U.S. Conference of Mayors Discussion on the Impact of the Coronavirus on Cities

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) led a conversation on the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic with members of the… read more

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) led a conversation on the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. They discussed the economic and financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic hon cities and towns across America, from the closing of businesses to the rising unemployment claims. They said greater financial support from the federal government would be needed in order to recover. In relating the experiences of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mayor Bill Peduto (D) said that without financial help from the government “you are going to see cities in financial disrepair that will not be able to continue the economic transformation that will be necessary.” close

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U.S. Conference of Mayors Discussion on the Impact of the Coronavirus on Cities

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Program ID:
471611-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2020 | 11:33am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 03, 2020 | 3:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • May 03, 2020 | 3:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1