The National League of Cities has been working with six in particular to improve access to skills training and postsecondary education like their economies depend on it—because they do.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Creator of Showtime TV series responds to Boston city councilor’s criticism; 4-day school weeks in Oklahoma; Georgia planning truck-only highway; and Canada’s prime minister goes hiking with L.A.’s mayor.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | West Virginia’s new effort to reduce fire fatalities; women are underrepresented in Utah city halls; and despite an economic development disaster, S.C. county isn’t “going to curl up and die.”
‘Resilient Cities’ Look to Address Social Inequality as a Function of Other Environmental, Economic Stresses
Louisville, Kentucky, sees a link between its most pressing problems and poorest neighborhoods, and it’s not alone.
Charlotte was one them, according to the Kauffman Foundation's new Main Street Entrepreneurship Index.
“America's mayors will continue to stand vigilant against terrorism anywhere,” says Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Residents of booming metros like Charlotte and Nashville love their cars, so support—and justification—for expanding bus and rail systems is hard to find.
All of the nation’s biggest metro areas have experienced job growth since the depths of the Great Recession. But while many cities have gained jobs at a brisk pace, others haven't been as lucky.
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