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Yesterday a bi-partisan group of over 20 state legislators accepted the Michigan Municipal League’s invitation to meet at Quicken Loans HQ in downtown Detroit to discuss talent and place. Noted economist Joe Cortwright detailed the linkages between talent attraction and … Continue reading
I often boast about my talented colleagues at the League and the inspiring work they do. This post about attracting young, talented people to careers in local government is from Jessica Reed. Jessica is one of those young, talented people … Continue reading
“We are still driving on Eisenhower’s roads and sending our kids to Roosevelt’s schools.” – American Society of Civil Engineers President Blaine Leonard, 2010 Cities aren’t static. They are living, breathing places that require constant monitoring to flourish. It’s what … Continue reading
The following shortened blog post is adapted from my column in the upcoming March/April edition of The Review magazine. The editon will be filled with stories about how Detroit is being reimagined and reinvigorated. ***************************** Imagine your body without your … Continue reading
A recent New York Times article illustrates the high stakes game of chance that cash strapped, job deprived communities play when extending large tax abatements to corporations. On a company’s promise that an abatement of taxes will bring jobs and … Continue reading