"Avoid subsidizing large speculative development projects with diverted tax revenue. Basic services will need those tax dollars right now and in the possible recession ahead, and city leaders' time and attention are better spent helping small business owners recover and grow. Invest in people, not things."
Alongside Americans trying to understand where we are in the pandemic, officials in cities and states face difficult decisions about getting back - as near as we can - to normal. While some look at the future with trepidation, there is actually a great deal of opportunity ahead to improve policy and make our cities stronger.