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My City Has Massive Infrastructure Liabilities. So Do 99% of the Cities in America.

My City Has Massive Infrastructure Liabilities. So Do 99% of the Cities in America.

My hometown of Plano, Texas is the midst of a bubble. Everything seems fine! Taxes are low. The city provides great services. It has an AAA bond rating. The music is still playing, and therefore everyone must remain dancing. But we have a looming problem: staggering long-term infrastructure liabilities that we haven’t even fully accounted for.

Public Engagement is Broken

Public Engagement is Broken

I have yet to see a public input process that was participatory enough to reflect the desires of a community.

Hedging the Housing Crisis

Hedging the Housing Crisis

Could a new type of municipal bond help renters and homeowners find common ground in their housing priorities?