U.S. Conference of Mayors & Denver Mayor Hancock Host "Building a Better America," a Bi-Partisan Discussion

Mayors Forum to Take Place Day Before First Presidential Debate

Denver, CO – All eyes will be on Denver as the candidates meet for the first and likely most watched of the 2012 Presidential Debates on Oct. 3rd. To mark the only debate that will focus on domestic issues, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will host a bipartisan discussion with a group of USCM Mayoral Leadership in Denver about the issues that are driving the U.S. economy's recovery including jobs, education and infrastructure.


Opening remarks by Tom Cochran, USCM CEO and Executive Director


Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock;

Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, USCM Vice President;

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, USCM 2nd Vice President;

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, Chair-Republican Mayors; and

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, USCM Trustee


Howard Fineman, Editorial Director of the Huffington Post


"Building a Better America American Cities: Economic Engines of the U.S." - A bipartisan discussion with Denver Mayor Hancock & leadership of The United States Conference Of Mayors


On Tuesday, October 2, 2012


Doors Open: 8:30 a.m. MT

Seating: 9:00 - 9:15 a.m. MT

Forum: 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. MT

Press Availability: 10:45 a.m. MT


Denver Art Museum - Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO Civic Center Cultural Complex

Media interested in covering press event should contact: lgarcia@usmayors.org or etemple@usmayors.org.

Contact: Elena Temple Webb: etemple@usmayors.org
Lina Garcia: lgarcia@usmayors.org
Karen Hinton: karen@hintoncommunications.com

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Oct. 1, 2012/

SOURCE The U.S. Conference of Mayors