You don’t have to be a political pontificator to see the electoral undertow that’s building up toward a 2020 Red Wave.
We’re still months away from the start of hurricane season, but Governor Ron DeSantis is already taking Florida by storm. A recent Mason-Dixon poll has the governor at a 62 percent approval rating, making him one of the most popular governors in the nation.
To turn public conflict into corporate goodwill, land-use professionals must resist the tendency to put themselves in a combative public posture with the opposition.
Influential coalitions can carry a campaign far and deep into the legislative process. Coalitions are very effective means of influencing public policy from city hall to the state capital to Washington DC.
Instead of threatening communities with punitive consequences for ignoring affordable housing, Secretary Carson should offer additional incentives for communities to diversify and offer the American Dream to our fellow neighbors from coast-to-coast.