Barack Obama

Obama Vows To Help Cities Improve Infrastructure and Create Jobs

During meeting with 250 mayors


WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) --President Obama met with more than 250 mayors Thursday to discuss the government's commitment to promote jobs and infrastructure in local communities.

Cabinet secretaries including Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez participated in a roundtable discussion with the U.S. Conference of Mayors to address the expansion of educational and economic opportunity and investing in infrastructure, the White House said in a statement.