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A new approach to saving distressed cities: De-municipalization

Stephen Eide  |  August 12, 2019

 “… I explore an idea I call ‘de-municipalization.’ Instead of taking over an entire city on an emergency basis, states, or sometimes counties, should assume control of a major city department, and on a presumptively permanent basis. … De-municipalization could be seen as a response to the ‘if it’s broken, you own it” problem of broad state takeovers.’ …”

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