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An Alarming Number Of Food Pantries Are Slashing Portions To Meet Rising Demand

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact

Hunger is on the rise in the U.S. and relief organizations don’t have the resources to meet the growing demand, a recent report concluded. Accor...

Mayors Pass Marijuana Resolution Telling Feds To Butt Out

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The United States Conference of Mayors passed a resolution on Monday urging the federal government to let states decide for themselves how to handle m...

Lila Shapiro

Mayors For Gay Marriage More Than Tripled Over Past Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The United States may still be fiercely divided over same-sex marriage in some regions, but over the past year -- among many other signals that the co...

Amanda Terkel

U.S. Mayors Frustrated With Gridlock On Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) is traveling to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with congressional leaders and let them k...

Matt Sledge

How Houston Won A Climate Protection Award

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green

Houston won this year's U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Award. Houston -- the city that serves as headquarters for BP America, ConocoPhi...

Rahm Emanuel Gets Warm Welcome At Conference Of Mayors

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 08.19.2011 | Chicago

BALTIMORE -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel was warmly embraced at his U.S. Conference of Mayors debut here, partly because of his celebrity, but more important t...

It Takes a Woman to Lead the Way to Peace: Mayor Kitty Piercy Leading the Way to Bring Our War Dollars Home

Jodie Evans | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics
Jodie Evans

We understand Congress is addicted to the military dollars spent in every Congressional district, but an economy built on death and destruction does not create a thriving community.