City issues


“Our great city is driven by a vision, a vision in which the contributions of every member of society irrespective of race, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation is respected.”  — Mayor George Hartwell of Grand Rapids, MI

“We know our collective future depends on our ability to have a planet— and a city — that can sustain life with clean air, clean water, nourishing food, and stable weather patterns.”  — Mayor Betsy Hodges of Minneapolis, MN

“In today’s globalized and high-tech world, innovation will decide the winners and losers in many different fields and industries.”  — Mayor Jim Ardis of Peoria, IL

“Creating opportunities to attain pathways to the middle class means that we have to invest more in affordable housing.”  — Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, DC

“Nothing will define a city more than the quality of the school system that services that community.”  — Mayor William Healey of Canton, OH     

“Making our community a safer place to live cannot be accomplished by police alone.”  — Mayor Denis Law of Renton, WA

“If we want a city that treats people fairly, we have to make sure there are opportunities for everyone to get around.” — Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City, UT