Politico Survey of Americas Mayors finds that nearly 1 in 3 American mayors think they may already have hurt their own citizens by making cost-saving decisions on critical infrastructure—a startling admission of fearfulness and accountability from the nation’s top urban executives on the heels of the Flint water crisis.
Mayors of all political stripes say they’ve been placed in an untenable financial bind because of severely limited infrastructure dollars that once flowed freely from state and federal coffers. More than a third of mayors said the next occupant of the White House should make infrastructure the top urban issue, ahead of even economic inequality (18 percent) and education (14 percent),
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