An agenda for forgotten cities

Washington, D.C. David Eichenthal December 24, 2018 Op-Eds and Research

While popular as campaign stops, small and mid-sized cities are often forgotten in the public debate. Now that the elections are over, it’s time to face a tough reality – current federal policy doesn’t have good answers for these places or the people who live there. As a start, the federal government needs to recognize that these cities matter.

There is not a long list of policy areas where bi-partisanship is likely in the next two years. But given the political importance of these places, this should be one where action is possible.