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"The 10 Critical Imperatives Facing Cities in 2014"

This 16-page report highlights ten of the most pressing challenges facing cities of all sizes today and sugguests some ways in which local governments can tackle these issues. The ways that strong local-federal partnerships can help address these ten imperatives successfully are also highlighted.

The 10 critical imperatives: 

  1. Fragile fiscal health
  2. A deteriorating transportation infrastructure
  3. The shrinking middle class
  4. Inadequate access to higher education
  5. The need for affordable housing
  6. Veterans support
  7. Gang violence
  8. A broken immigration system
  9. Climate change
  10. A lack of public trust

"The 10 Critical Imperatives Facing Cities in 2014"

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