Multimedia Library - All http://americancityandcounty.com/media/all/all/8806 en Gallery: Mayors and other experts offer their views on 2017 government budgets http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/gallery-mayors-and-other-experts-offer-their-views-2017-government-budgets <div class="node-body gallery-body">Government budgets are growing a little in 2017. Mayors and other officials make predictions in this gallery.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/gallery-mayors-and-other-experts-offer-their-views-2017-government-budgets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/gallery-mayors-and-other-experts-offer-their-views-2017-government-budgets#comments Finance Purchasing & Procurement Public Works GPN Administration Public Works Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:06:00 +0000 76131 at http://americancityandcounty.com Artist creates dramatic public works art http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/artist-creates-dramatic-public-works-art <div class="node-body gallery-body">Brad Burns creates public works construction art. Government offices, corporate headquarters and other public facilities have displayed his works. Here is a collection of his work with descriptions. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/artist-creates-dramatic-public-works-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/artist-creates-dramatic-public-works-art#comments Public Works Bonus Content Public Works Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:29:00 +0000 75611 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Loaders and sixteen-wheelers are busily at work on a huge project.</p> The 10 worst and 10 best cities for living a healthy lifestyle http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/10-worst-and-10-best-cities-living-healthy-lifestyle <div class="node-body gallery-body">Care.com, the world's largest care arranging site, analyzed the 89 largest metro areas in the U.S. and ranked them based on how each city encourages an active lifestyle, healthy eating habits and a positive mental state. We've included the bottom 10 and top 10 here; is your city on the list?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/10-worst-and-10-best-cities-living-healthy-lifestyle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/10-worst-and-10-best-cities-living-healthy-lifestyle#comments Bonus Content Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:24:00 +0000 75501 at http://americancityandcounty.com The best and worst counties for job growth http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/best-and-worst-counties-job-growth <div class="node-body gallery-body">Personal finance website GetRichSlowly.org analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data for the 343 largest counties in the U.S., to determine which counties' job markets are most primed for growth. is your county on the list?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/best-and-worst-counties-job-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/best-and-worst-counties-job-growth#comments Economic Development Bonus Content Tue, 13 Dec 2016 22:16:00 +0000 74921 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 50 best small cities and towns in America http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/50-best-small-cities-and-towns-america <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Many Americans prefer the cheaper cost of living, tighter-knit networks and shorter commutes that small city life can bring. Financial advising site WalletHub&nbsp;analyzed 1,268 small U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 and compared them based on 30 livability indicators. These indicators were grouped into the larger areas of economic health, quality of life, education and health, safety and affordability. Based on their analysis, they ranked each city in order from best to worst, and&nbsp;we&#39;ve included the top 50 here. Is your city on the list?</p> </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/50-best-small-cities-and-towns-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/50-best-small-cities-and-towns-america#comments Bonus Content Mon, 14 Nov 2016 22:45:00 +0000 74551 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 12 most prolific state ballot measure issues of Election Day http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/12-most-prolific-state-ballot-measure-issues-election-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Many states issued ballot measures during the election. This gallery examines the most common issues these measures covered.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/12-most-prolific-state-ballot-measure-issues-election-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/12-most-prolific-state-ballot-measure-issues-election-day#comments Administration Wed, 09 Nov 2016 19:15:00 +0000 74411 at http://americancityandcounty.com America's 15 rudest cities http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/americas-15-rudest-cities <div class="node-body gallery-body">Travel + Leisure ranked the 15 rudest cities with over 100,000 residents in the U.S., based on 50,000 votes in a recent survey. Is your city or a neighboring city on the list? The second place city may surprise you.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/americas-15-rudest-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/americas-15-rudest-cities#comments Bonus Content Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:35:00 +0000 74081 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 10 worst and 10 best cities for foodies http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/10-worst-and-10-best-cities-foodies <div class="node-body gallery-body">Personal finance site WalletHub recently ranked the 150 most populated U.S. cities as the best and worst cities for foodies using 21 metrics that considered the affordability, diversity, accessibility and quality of food in the community. Is your city on the list? </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/10-worst-and-10-best-cities-foodies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/10-worst-and-10-best-cities-foodies#comments Bonus Content Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:40:00 +0000 73821 at http://americancityandcounty.com Igniting the Flame Award winners http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/igniting-flame-award-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body">This summer, American City and County asked you identify the most impactful young government leaders across the country. After months of voting, here are the top five.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/igniting-flame-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/igniting-flame-award-winners#comments Bonus Content Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:26:00 +0000 73501 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 25 worst cities for women http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/25-worst-cities-women <div class="node-body gallery-body">Women face many unique challenges and dangers their male counterparts may deal with face in America's cities. These factors can influence residency decisions, economic development outcomes and public safety policy, among others. This list, compiled by personal finance site ValuePenguin, used 31 metrics across policy and representation, education and wealth, crime and healthcare to rank 261 cities as the best and worst cities for women to reside. The metrics were collected from federal agencies like the CDC, FBI and Census Bureau, as well as nonprofit groups like the Parents for Megan's Law and the Violence Policy Center. Is your city on the list?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/25-worst-cities-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/25-worst-cities-women#comments Public Safety Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:45:00 +0000 73381 at http://americancityandcounty.com