U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Address National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

DoJ Building in Washington, DC
DoJ Building in Washington, DC
Department of Justice Building in Washington, DC

Attorney General Sessions to Address more than 2,000 City Officials and Other Delegates March 13, 2017

WASHINGTON — February 24, 2017 — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver remarks to more than 2,000 local officials and other delegates convened in Washington for the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference. Speaking during the Afternoon General Session (3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.) on March 13, 2017, Attorney General Sessions will speak about federal public safety priorities. Creating safe communities — along with infrastructure investments and economic development — is a key area of city-federal partnerships that will move America forward.

“City leaders know best that public safety is crucial to building strong, safe communities and creating an economy that works for all residents,” said Clarence E. Anthony, CEO and executive director of the National League of Cities (NLC). “We look forward to hearing from Attorney General Sessions on how the federal government intends to partner with cities on the critical mission of keeping our communities safe.”

The Congressional City Conference takes place March 11–15 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington. For information on the event, learn more about featured speakers, workshops and the event schedule.

PRESS AVAILABILITY: All general sessions and many other events at the Congressional City Conference are open to credentialed press. The press call on for the Afternoon General Session on March 13, 2017 is at 3:15 p.m. ET.

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The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans. www.nlc.org

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