Yahoo: Here’s What Some Newly-Elected Black Mayors Want From The White House

Affordable housing. Clean drinking water. Transit and mobility. Those are just a few of the issues that newly-elected mayors from across the country went to the White House late last week to tell the Biden Administration they’d like help with once they take office. In total, some 14 mayors representing cities as distant as Long […]

Black Mayors Talk Federal Support For Local Issues At White House Gathering

A group of newly elected mayors recently gathered at the White House to talk with administration officials about the concerns and challenges facing small to mid-size cities in several critical areas of the country. The Biden Administration welcomed the group of newly elected mayors to speak with administration officials about the pressing needs facing their […]

White House: Meeting with Newly-Elected Mayors

Friday, President Biden dropped by a meeting with a bipartisan group of 13 newly-elected mayors and mayors-elect to congratulate them on their elections and emphasize the importance of the strong partnership with this Administration and local governments. The mayors and mayors-elect discussed key initiatives around public safety and housing, as well as implementation of the American Rescue […]

Bloomberg: Introducing some of America’s newest mayors

At 33, Phillip Jones is among the youngest of America’s newest mayors. Born to a mother and father who were both U.S. Air Force pilots, Jones attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served six years in the Marine Corps as an infantry officer. After earning joint graduate degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard […]

WAVY: Phillip Jones declares victory in Newport News mayor race

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Phillip Jones has declared victory in the race to be Newport News’ next mayor. The current planning commissioner has garnered 40% of the unofficial vote with 45 of 47 precincts reporting, over opponents Vice Mayor Saundra Cherry, Councilwoman Tina Vick, Councilman David Jenkins. The race has been the most expensive […]