By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
The young drop coverage to avoid higher premiums
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
"While certain segments of the economy may be under recovery, cities as a whole are not yet experiencing growth," said Michael A. Pagano, dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago and co-author of a recent National League of Cities' (NLC) report on cities' fiscal conditions.
"As a consequence, cities are facing very serious financial hurdles right now in providing basic public services."