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09/19/2019 The Mississippi River Basin becomes the first ever river system in the world join the UN Clean Seas campaign

09/18/2019 Mayors along the Mississippi River Announce Effort with Rotary International on Water Infrastructure

09/16/2019 Mayors along the Mississippi River, American Queen Steamboat Company, and Federal Agencies Deploy First Private-Carry Mississippi River Nutrient Sensor

07/24/2019 - Mayors of the Mississippi River Join Reps. Angie Craig asnd Rodney Davis on Introduction of Resilience Legislation

07/12/2019 - After Eight Months of Flooding, Mississippi River Mayors in the South Prepare for Significant Storm Impacts

05/10/19 - After weeks ofNear-Record Flooding, Soy-Belt CIties Along the Mississippi River Now Brace for Worsening Tariff Fight

03/07/2019 - Ahead of White House Meeting and in Midst of Flooding

11/26/2018 - Mayor are Galvanized by National Climate Assessment to Take Further Action

07/06/2018 - Soy-Belt Cities Along the Mississippi River Brace for Impact from New Tariffs

04/04/2018 - Global Tariff Contest Impacts the Mississippi River Valley Economy

03/07/2018 - Battling Floods, Mississippi River Mayors Urge National Infrastructure Bill

08/30/2017 - Mayors Statement on Hurricane Harvey

06/01/2017 - Mississippi River Mayors warn of impact on exports from U.S. Paris Accord withdraw

03/02/2017 -- Mississippi River Mayors Present Infrastructure Plan to White House and Congress to Mitigate for Disaster Impacts 

12/05/16 -- Mississippi River Mayors gather with U.S. Department of Transportation and Partners to Announce Marine Highway Grants for the Waterway

10/12/16 – Mississippi River Cities Offer Aid to Hurricane Matthew Impacted Areas, Make Recommendations for Better Disaster Preparedness

09/14/16 – Annual Meeting Mayors Make Major Announcements

06/23/16 – MRCTI Statement on Brexit & Panama Canal

06/02/16 – Mississippi River Mayors Lead Food and Water Security Effort at World Assembly of River Basins, 2016

05/31/16 – Mississippi River Mayors Present at U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit on Importance of River Valley Ecology in Curbing Impacts of Climate Change

12/31/15 –  In Paris, the Stakes Could not be Higher: MRCTI Mayors Represent MSR at COP21 (a national Op-Ed)

10/14/15 – MRCTI Statement on Release of Mississippi River Basin Report Card

09/23/15 – Initiative Co-Chair, Mayor Hyram Copeland, represents Mississippi River Mayors for 2015 Papal Visit

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