Lexington’s Mayor: Cities Are Key

Lexington’s Mayor: Cities Are Key

Jim Newberry, Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky says, “The presidential candidates absolutely must have an urban agenda.”


MayorTV Sits Down with Lexington, KY Mayor Jim Newberry Before the Kentucky Primary: “The presidential candidates should shoot straight. Cities are the key component.”Lexington is famous for its horses and its Bluegrass pastureland. Does that mean that Mayor Jim Newberry thinks the presidential candidates should worry more about rural development than urban issues? Nope. “The presidential candidates absolutely must have an urban agenda… Cities are confronted with a multitude of challenges, but they are the economic engines of our country.”

Visit MayorTV to learn more about Mayor Newberry’s views on urban issues and to find out why he thinks Lexington, Detroit, and New York are more alike than most people think.

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