National Press Club

Investing in America's Cities and Towns

November 24, 2003

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Run time: 3 minutes

Mr. DeStefano talked about the strength and value of America's cities and towns, and urged greater investment in local institutions in areas such as education, public safety, transportation, and housing. He argued that such investments were necessary in order to secure, protect, and expand the American middle class. Following prepared remarks, Mr. DeStefano responded to questions from the audience.