US Mayors Make Case for Action on Urban Needs Mayor Dinkins Cites His Glittering Host City as Example of Widespread Municipal Plight
Amy Kaslow, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
NEW York Mayor David Dinkins, whose city is hosting this week's Democratic convention, is intent on pointing out the Big Apple's worms to visiting delegates. He calls on the Democratic Party to register the homelessness, the high crime, AIDS, the working poor - all of which eat away at the vitality of this city and cities across the nation.
Mayor Dinkins is joined by many of the country's visiting state and local leaders in his frustration with what they see as the lack of an urban agenda by past Republican administrations. They say the federal government has failed to meet its financial responsibility for schools, infrastructure, and law enforcement, and …
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Publication information: Article title: US Mayors Make Case for Action on Urban Needs Mayor Dinkins Cites His Glittering Host City as Example of Widespread Municipal Plight. Contributors: Amy Kaslow, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: July 16, 1992. Page number: 8. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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