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January 8, 2014

Our view: In our cities, high hopes

(Continued)

While the mayors and their municipal governments didn’t cause the problem, it’s incumbent upon them to help solve it, through improved cooperation and coordination between communities, through continued economic growth, improved transportation systems, additional housing and, as Driscoll touched upon in her speech, through a commitment to education:

“Without a quality education,” she said, “we condemn the next generation to fewer choices and more poverty.”

Here’s hoping 2014 brings an improvement in the lives of all the cities’ constituencies.

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