Urban Fiscal Challenges

Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and the National League of Cities hosted a forum on city fiscal conditions, the responses being… read more

Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and the National League of Cities hosted a forum on city fiscal conditions, the responses being undertaken by creative mayors, and the implications for national economic recovery. Brookings Vice President Bruce Katz and National League of Cities Executive Director Donald Borut opened the event. Following reviews of current and projected trends in local government fiscal conditions by Chris Hoene of the National League of Cities and Steve Cochrane of Moody’s Economy.com, Wall Street Journal economics editor David Wessel moderated a panel of sitting mayors, including Michael Nutter of Philadelphia; Chuck Reed of San José, California; Scott Smith of Mesa, Arizona; and Elaine Walker of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Jared Bernstein, chief economist and economic policy advisor to Vice President Joseph Biden, closed the session. close

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Program ID:
290099-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 3, 2009

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  • Nov 19, 2009 | 9:13pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2009 | 11:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2009 | 5:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Dec 02, 2009 | 10:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 03, 2009 | 12:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 03, 2009 | 4:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 03, 2009 | 6:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
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