Nation's Cities Weekly

Monthly publication has articles and news briefs that cover municipal issues, such as government, economy, immigration, housing and transportation and after school programs.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 47, November 22

Fraser Warns Congressmen against Escalating Mandates; Plan to Cut Federal Spending Would Shift Burden onto Cities
Plan To Cut Federal Spending Would Shift Burden Onto Cities Mayor Don Fraser urged members of the House of Representatives to reject a proposed Penny-Kasich package of severe spending cuts scheduled to be considered by Congress late Saturday after...
North American Cities and the Global Economy
International trade, investment, and tourism are at record levels and almost 15 million civilian jobs in the United States are now linked to global economic activity. It is anticipated that passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...
Senate Plugs Away at Crime Bill, Passes Ban on Some Weapons
Debate over the anti-crime bill continued as the Senate approved 56-43, a ban on further production, transfer, and sale of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices. Debate over these provisions, sponsored...
The Metropolitan Perplex; Citistates: A New Strategy for Solving Problems
Even our bigger cities contain only a fraction of the population and jobs in their metro region. But metro regions "function as a single zone for trade, commerce and communications," say Neal Peirce, Curtis Johnson, and John Hall, authors of a new...