Mayors

Colorlines Screenshot of the U.S. Conference of Mayors logo, taken on June 29, 2016.

Mayors Urge State Leaders to Put Fracking in Local Control

State legislatures have prevented cities from banning fracking in the past. More than 30 mayors from 14 states have come together to insist that they the should have the¬†power to decide whether fracking happens in their cities.

The Billionaire Mayor's 1 Percent City

The economic policies of outgoing New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg are a study in how to create racial and economic inequity.

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Support for DREAM Act

An estimated 825,000 students stand to benefit if the law is passed tomorrow.