Local Officials Gather At U.S. Mayors Conference To Take Charge

Published: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 4:17pm
Updated: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 4:26pm

As disagreement reigns in Congress and President Trump’s administration takes some controversial steps on issues like climate change and opioid addiction, more local officials are looking to take charge.

Recently, the U.S. Conference of Mayors met for their summer leadership conference in New Orleans to decide what direction as a group — and as individuals — they should be going.

We spoke with Shannon Vavra, a reporter for Axios. She covered the event.

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