MAYORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MAYORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Op-ed: Renew conservation fund, Congress, for all of us http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119750-82/parks-mayors-fund-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119750-82/parks-mayors-fund-congress.html.csp">Op-ed: Renew conservation fund, Congress, for all of us</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ralph Becker</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T15:47:01.852-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s not a lot that politicians in Washington seem to agree on these days. From health care to foreign policy to immigration reform, just finding consensus in the nation’s capital is an uphill battle, let alone charting a course to take action. But for the mayors working locally to serve the American cities that make the United States the dynamic country that it is, here’s a cause we can all agree on: the creation and preservation of parks and green spaces. This month, mayors from across the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58119750@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:47:01 MDT U.S. mayors unanimously pass climate change ideas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58105435-68/mayors-climate-mayor-huffman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58105435-68/mayors-climate-mayor-huffman.html.csp">U.S. mayors unanimously pass climate change ideas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T18:19:02.935-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 06:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously approved a resolution Monday that calls on cities to use natural solutions to fight the effects of climate change. Attendees of the U.S. Conference of Mayors voted in Dallas on the resolution that encourages cities to use nature to “protect freshwater supplies, defend the nation’s coastlines, maintain a healthy tree and green space cover and protect air quality,” sometimes by partnering with nonprofit organizations. The ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581054352014-06-23T18:19:02.935-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T18:19:02.935-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105435@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:19:02 MDT Michelle Obama lauds Becker in fight to help homeless vets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58027869-78/homelessness-becker-mayors-veteran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58027869-78/homelessness-becker-mayors-veteran.html.csp">Michelle Obama lauds Becker in fight to help homeless vets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T20:19:20.646-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker met with first lady Michelle Obama and other municipal leaders in the nation’s capital Wednesday as part of the “Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.” During the past three years, the Obama administration — along with mayors and other partners across the country — has seen homelessness among veterans drop by 24 percent, according to a White House statement. In 2010, the administration set the goal of ending homelessness among veterans by the end of 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58027869@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:19:20 MDT