Previous shutdowns hampered city services, and local leaders have decided that's pretty stupid.
"....Politicians like me were sympathetic but also felt that fifteen dollars was way too big a lift. In my own case, I thought
America's greatest innovators come from all states, not just from Silicon Valley. They can be students in Boise, a farmer in McMullen or a single parent in Anchorage. Unfortunately, securing the resources they need is often a daunting task.
With cuts to federal, state and local funding that would otherwise provide basic transportation, meal delivery and affordable housing to senior citizens, there are tremendous, dare I say, heroic opportunities to serve.
How can cities rise to meet big new challenges -- and serve more and more people -- with resources that are always stretched thin? By finding smart ways to use a resource that is always growing: Data. And more and more cities are doing exactly that.
As mayor, Mr. Park halted the enactment of Seoul's Charter of Human Rights for the city's upcoming observance of Human Rights Day. Why? The Charter included a provision stating support for non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
It's no surprise that technology has changed how people interact and redefined our notion of community. What you may not
For those of us living far from the south, discussions of Mississippi may make us recall the Civil Rights Movement, some period in time we now think more likely relevant in a history book. But believing that couldn't be more wrong.
Republicans have an incentive to embrace transparency because it will lead to more efficient government and they will have something "new" to campaign on. Frankly, just talking about balanced budgets and tax cuts do not have the same voter impact they have had in the 1980s.
Some have reported Mayor de Blasio's efforts to influence the Speaker race with all the shock and dismay of Louis Renault discovering that there was gambling going on in Rick's Café as he received his winnings. Fortunately, the reports of the death of an autonomous City Council have been greatly exaggerated.