Conversations about how government isn’t working are all too common — and for good reason. Washington is paralyzed by special interest politics and partisan gamesmanship.
Elected officials serving their local communities are just as frustrated with Washington as the rest of the American people. Local leaders are pragmatic problem-solvers, not partisan warriors. Citizens expect safe streets, good schools, affordable services — and it’s up to local governments to deliver…Solutions to many of our most pressing challenges will need to be pioneered in cities — and, based on what is already happening, we have great faith and optimism that they will…Today, on behalf of The Huffington Post and Bloomberg Philanthropies, we are excited to launch a new platform that celebrates the boldness and creativity of mayors and cities across the country…
In this new section, you’ll find video submissions from the 20 finalist cities pitching their ideas and hear directly from their mayors…Watch videos and view posts from the 20
Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge finalists: