How Might We Overcome Political Gridlock to Meet Our Community Needs?
By Keith Taylor, University of California, Davis
“Community Economic Development (CED) professionals have an impossible task: take
control of the steering wheel driving delivery of new public goods and services to
overcome CED challenges in an era when legislatures everywhere have prioritized slimmer
budgets, low taxes, and special interests. How do CED professionals credibly commit
to initiatives and programs aligned with the needs of the constituencies they serve
in this environment?” Read more.
This article was published in the Western Rural Development Center’s Rural Connections Fall 2018.