Monthly Archives: January 2016

Enacting the Role of Mayor

[Note: On January 4, 2016, the seven members of Iowa City’s City Council elected me mayor of our city. I am very honored that they entrust me with this important position. Immediately after the election, I took a few minutes … Continue reading

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From Campaigning to Governing

[Note: This post is a slightly modified version of “Propose changes consistent with voters’ values,” The Gazette (January 5, 2016), p. 5A.] First you campaign and then, if elected, you have to govern. Campaigning and governing are different processes. While … Continue reading

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