Delivering Community Benefits Through Economic Development: A Guide for Elected and Appointed Officials

December 2014
The Partnership for Working Families
Benjamin S. Beach

Major economic development projects and infrastructure investment can present both tremendous opportunities and significant threats for communities and residents. This guide describes what you can do as a local government official to help advance community benefits. The approaches discussed here cover the spectrum from long range planning and policy to actions you can take with regard to individual projects and investments. 


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