Solid Mayors

America's Most Innovative Cities

John Avlon puts forth five city halls as examples worthy of emulation by American leadership:

With the help of Stephen Goldsmith and Jayson White of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School, Newsweek has developed a list of five top city-hall innovators who are tackling tough issues including education reform, public safety, quality of life, and job creation.

The Obama administration and Congress could learn a lot from the bold pragmatism of these urban innovators.