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Episode from the podcastNSFG - Not Safe for Government

034 Cities' Covenants with Communities Challenged

Released Thursday, 25th May 2017
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In a keynote address to Governing’s Government Performance and Innovation Summit, Kevyn Orr - the onetime emergency manager in Detroit, MI - cautioned that the covenant that we have made to provide services is being challenged. Cities must look at the issues coming over the hill. Orr also praised a recent speech by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on race, segregation and the removal of confederate monuments.