U. S. Mayors Call for Cutting the Military Budget
Cities Need Funding from the Federal Government
At their 85th annual meeting in 2017, the U. S. Conference of Mayors approved three resolutions addressing the negative impact that excessive military spending is having on their cities.
Some cities have already acted to formally call on the federal government to cut the military. Passing Res. 423 will make New York City part of this group.
Opposition to Military Spending Resolution
The United States Conference of Mayors urges the United States Congress to move our tax dollars in exactly the opposite direction proposed by the President, from militarism to human and environmental needs.
Lower Nuclear Tensions, Prioritize Diplomacy, and Redirect Nuclear Weapons Spending to meet Human Needs and Address Environmental Challenges
United States Conference of Mayors welcomes resolutions adopted by cities including New Haven, CT, Charlottesville, VA, Evanston, IL, New London, NH, and West Hollywood, CA urging Congress to cut military spending and redirect funding to meet human and environmental needs