The Democratic field has more mayors and former mayors than any other presidential primary in recent memory.
Kim HartWhen I asked why so many mayors are running, @JulianCastro said: "It's because people know that local government is where things actually get done, and [mayors] are at the nexus of public service and productivity."
Axios Cities Reporter Kim Hart hosts a conversation from San Antonio.
Kim HartHappening in just a few minutes: I speak with 2020 candidates @JulianCastro and @WalshFreedom about how they'd address the challenges across U.S. communities at @leagueofcities City Summit #NLCCS in San Antonio. You can follow along here
The impact of changing economic conditions are felt by cities sooner than at the national level.
Kim HartTroubling sign for the economy: For the first time in 7 years, cities expect revenues to decline as they close the books on the 2019 fiscal year. At the same time, expenditures are growing, per @leagueofcities survey of over 500 cities.