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Bring back the city education liaison

From UACT President Sheila Stocks-Smith: As the city’s education liaison, I provided advice and counsel to the mayor and municipal leaders on educational priorities; developed and supported partnerships between city departments, schools and community groups; represented the mayor’s office on national,... Read more...

Five Low Cost Ideas to Make Your City Wealthier

What we have not figured out—and what we won’t figure out with another flood of federal infrastructure spending—is how to translate maintenance into growth. How do we go out and fill potholes and fix leaking pipes and have that result... Read more...

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