WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter, AAMA member
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Mayor Steve Benjamin (Columbia, SC), AAMA President
Mayor Bill Bell (Durham, NC), AAMA Trustee
Mayor Vivian Covington (University Park, IL), AAMA Trustee
Mayor Marilyn Strickland (Tacoma, WA), AAMA Member
WHAT: The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) will host a conference call with reporters to highlight the impact of the President’s trade agenda on America’s cities. Today, AAMA released a statement urging passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. AAMA mayors will be joined by US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, underscoring the President’s commitment to ensuring American cities are connected to global economic opportunities.
WHERE: Conference Call-In, Please RSVP to Everton@ourmayors.org for call-in information.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 1:00 p.m. TODAY