River mayors at work

Mayors at work in Grand Hall of St. Louis Union Station. Submitted photo

Ten years ago a small group of mayors meeting in St. Louis created an association of U.S. mayors from 10 states along the main stem Mississippi River from its headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico.

The purpose of Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative was to direct attention to the management of the Mississippi River, a national treasure vital to our nation’s economic security and critical to commodity production, manufacturing and transportation.

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