TITLE

Cities: Back to basics

AUTHOR(S)
Glastris, Paul; Minerbrook, Scott
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/1/93, Vol. 115 Issue 17, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the back-to-basics, tough-on-crime platforms that many mayoral candidates are running on in 1993. The stress on improved public safety and other basic services has roots in federal policy; Plan by many new mayors elected this year to reverse the raise-taxes-and-cut-basic-services strategy; Basic services are viewed by some politicians as a kind of substitute for social programs; Battle over which level of government should shoulder responsibility.
ACCESSION #
9310277615

 

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