Jim White and Sam Mamet

MUNICIPALITIES UNDERSTAND LOCAL INVOLVEMENT

Cities, towns are leading economic recovery

GUEST COLUMNISTS

With all the hoopla about economic stimulus funding from Washington, it may come as a surprise that the government most involved in economic development is located right down the street at city hall. Cities and towns are deeply involved in economic development — supporting the viability and expansion of existing business and encouraging the creation of new business and jobs in their communities.