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  • 2010 Articles

    Bloomberg Businessweek, October 13
    Attorneys General in 50 States Join Foreclosure Probe

    US News, October 12
    How to Fall Out of the Middle Class

    , May 6

    Hoop-A-Paluza works with Newark Now


    Real Estate Rama, May 3

    Mayor Bloomberg, HUD Secretary Donovan, Speaker Quinn, Commissioner Cestero and Other Officials Announce 100,000 Units of Affordable Housing Financed Through City’s Housing Plan


    Crain’s Chicago Business, April 7

    City, Developer Piece Together Financing for Affordable Rentals


    SF Gate, March 9

    City Reaches Deal with Financial Advice Site


    New York Times, March 2

    Calculating Poverty in New York: More by City Standard, and Less by Federal One


    Fox Business, March 3

    Earned Income Tax Credit Could Pay Off


    WSMV, February 22

    Initiative Aims To Improve Poverty Rate


    Forbes, February 17

    Mayor Nutter Launches 'Coolest Block' Contest


    Savannah Morning News, February 11

    Mayor Pushes for Progress in 2010


    Salt Lake Tribune, February 17

    IRS Offices Open This Saturday


    Arizona Daily Star, February 6

    He Snags Refunds for Common Folk


    San Diego Tribune, February 5

    Affordable, Green, Urban Infill


    Providence Journal, February 3

    Cicilline Promises No New Taxes, Will Tackle Creation of New Jobs


    South Coast Today, February 3

    Tax Preparation Assistance Available


    The Stamford Times, February 1

     Free Tax Preparation Sites Open in Stamford


    WAND, January 30

    City of Chicago to Offer Free Tax Preparation Help


    Los Angeles Daily News, January 29

    Mayor Leads Effort to Urge Families to Inquire About Tax Credit

 , January 29

    Menino Touts Tax Credit for Residents


    Alameda Sun, January 28

    Free Tax Preparation Services for Low-Income Working Families


    The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 27

    Drexel to Create 250 Scholarships for Low-Income City Graduates


    Providence Journal, January 26

    Earned Income Tax Credit Can Break 'Cycle of Poverty'

 , January 22

    Missouri Receives Additional Low-Income Heating Help


    Texas Cable News, January 22

    United Way Offering Dallas Residents Tax Help


    Crain’s New York Business, January 20

    Mayor Bloomberg Sets Agenda for the City


    Commercial News, January 16

    City Finds First Home Project


    The Modesto Bee, January 15

    $25M to Buy Seized Homes

    Stimulus Money Will Be Used to Turn Properties Into Low-Income Housing

    Quad-City Times, January 12

    Tax Help Available for Low-Income Residents


    San Diego Tribune, January 11

    Mixed-Use Project’s 3rd Phase Under Way


    Buffalo Business First, January 8

    Fighting Poverty

    Leadership Seen as Vital to Addressing Buffalo's Poor


    Press Releases

    National Organizations Unite to Provide Free Financial Education to Underserved Populations Via Financial Planning Days Throughout the U.S.
    Press Release (4/27)


    U.S. Mayors Join Members of Congress to Announce New Jobs Bill Today

    Press Release (3/10)


    U.S. Mayors in Washington, D.C. to Push for A Bipartisan Jobs Bill in Congress

    Press Advisory (2/23)


    Mayors Receive Monetary Grants for Local Financial Education
    Press Release (1/22)


    230 U.S. Mayors Meet With President Obama, Cabinet Officials About Unemployment in Cities, Struggling Local Economies
    Press Release (1/20)

    Archived Articles

    San Francisco Examiner, October 7, 2009
    More financial support for future City College grad

    Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 7, 2009

    Investing in job training paying off for Minneapolis

    New York Times, September 20, 2009

    Cash Incentive Program for Poor Families Is Renewed

    Staten Island Live, April 21, 2009

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg to tell President Obama about New York's anti-poverty program

    CCTV, March 26, 2009

    Los Angeles launches program for low-income workers´ access to banking

    USA Today, February 19, 2009

    Cash incentives to save gain interest in NY

    For information about the USCM/Casey Foundation Partnership for Working Families program, please contact:

    Kathy Amoroso
    Assistant Executive Director
    U.S. Conference of Mayors
    1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 861-6723 (w)
    (202) 293-2352 (f)

    Juliette Jardim
    Staff Associate
    U.S. Conference of Mayors
    1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 861-6715 (w)
    (202) 293-2352 (f)