On Sunday night, Las Vegas, Nevada, a city that is infamous for its nightlife, casinos and entertainment, was brought to a standstill. From the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, a sniper took aim at concert goers — killing over 50 people and wounding hundreds more.
This is the sixth post in a seven-part series on trends and themes in local leadership. The National League of Cities’ 2012 City Fiscal Conditions report projected a sixth year in a row of declining revenues for cities, and a 25 percent decline in ending balances (reserves) over the last four years. It’s clear that
This week’s blog entry focuses on the friction between economic development incentives and demonstrated results, a trendy way to fund startups that is looking for an extra push, a green-tech cluster in an unlikely state, and the importance of a diverse, high(er) tech economy. Comment below or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Get last week’s blog here.