Mayor James to Participate in “Communities in Action” Event at White House

Mayor James to Participate in “Communities in Action” Event at White House

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October 17, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications
City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office
dpapadakos@wpb.org
(561) 822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771)

 

Mayor James Participates in the ‘Communities in Action’ Event in Washington D.C.
to Celebrate the Biden-Harris Administration’s Positive Impact for West Palm Beach

 

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Mayor James is set to participate in the “Communities In Action – Building a Better America” event, showcasing the profound impact of the Biden-Harris Administration on West Palm Beach.

 

The “Communities In Action” event, which will take place at The White House on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, aims to highlight the transformative changes that the Biden-Harris Administration has brought to our City, emphasizing the administration’s commitment to building a better America, one community at a time.

Mayor James is honored to be part of this significant gathering, which will provide an opportunity to discuss the positive developments that have taken place in West Palm Beach due to the visionary leadership of President Biden and Vice President Harris. The event will focus on several key areas that have directly influenced the well-being of West Palm Beach residents, including:

  • Infrastructure Investment: West Palm Beach has benefited significantly from the administration’s infrastructure investments, leading to the repair and modernization of crucial roads, bridges, and public transportation systems. This has not only enhanced the City’s connectivity but also created jobs and stimulated economic growth.
  • Economic Recovery: Federal stimulus packages have significantly contributed to West Palm Beach’s economic recovery, supporting businesses, workers, and communities as they rebound from the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

*Some additional topics of discussion impacting the state of Florida include: affordable housing initiatives, clean energy transition, clean drinking water, small business support, and Everglades restoration.

Mayor James stated, “The ‘Communities In Action’ event is a testament to the Biden-Harris Administration’s dedication to improving the lives of our citizens. We are excited to showcase the tangible benefits that West Palm Beach has received, thanks to their visionary leadership. We look forward to sharing our success stories and our vision for an even brighter future.”

The event will feature prominent leaders, policymakers, and experts who will discuss the Administration’s achievements and their impact on communities like West Palm Beach.

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The City of West Palm Beach is a vibrant and dynamic City located on the Atlantic coast of Florida. With a rich history, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and a commitment to sustainability, the City of West Palm Beach is a great place to live, work, and play. As one of the three largest cities making up the South Florida region, and the central City of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach is a vibrant, growing, waterfront City that offers the business advantages available in the region, combined with a more refined and relaxed environment for living and working. To learn more about the City of West Palm Beach, visit us on our official website, or follow us on our social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and/or Linked-in.



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