Mayor Landrieu Heads To D.C. for U.S. Conference of Mayors
Mayor's remarks to be streamed live
NEW ORLEANS — This week, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is in Washington D.C. attending the 86th Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Winter Session.
At the conference, mayors from across the country will discuss a variety of issues such as immigration, infrastructure, and disaster recovery strategies. On Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 12:30 p.m., Mayor Landrieu will give the State of the Cities Address. On Thursday, Jan. 25 at 11:45 a.m., he will lead the panel entitled Disaster Recovery: Lessons Learned from the Tragedies of 2017.
Mayor Landrieu was elected the 85th President of the USCM in June 2017 in Miami Beach.
Mayor Landrieu will return to New Orleans Sunday, Jan. 28.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,400 such cities in the country today, and each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.