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Mesa Mayor John Giles on what’s on the minds of city leaders nationwide

By Mark Brodie
Published: Monday, January 23, 2023 - 11:06am

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Mayors from across the country were in Washington, D.C., last week, to talk about issues important to cities. 

The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual winter meeting touched on immigration, housing, jobs and a number of other policy areas.

The Show caught up with Mesa Mayor John Giles late last week while he was there and talked with him about what some of the top issues at the meeting.

Mesa Mayor John Giles speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for ASU @ Mesa City Center, a new academic building in downtown Mesa.
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Mesa Mayor John Giles speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for ASU @ Mesa City Center, a new academic building in downtown Mesa on Jan. 10, 2020.

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