Nigel Jacob, Urban Technologist-in-Residence at Living Cities and convener of its City Accelerator initiative, speaks at Lipscomb University's Collaboration 101 conference about leading examples of urban innovation that relied on collaboration and the emerging practice of collective impact to improve the lives of low-income residents.
Jacob is scheduled to speak at 1:50 Eastern/ 12:50 Central/ 10:50 Pacific on Tuesday, October 21.
At 1:50 p.m., former POY and leader of the City Accelerator initiative Nigel Jacob will discuss urban innovations to help the poor.
Louis Jacobson is deputy editor of PolitiFact, the fact-checking website that is part of the Tampa Bay Times of Florida. Previously, he was deputy editor of the congressional newspaper Roll Call, the founding editor of its affiliate, CongressNow, and a staff correspondent at National Journal. Since the 2010 election cycle, Jacobson has handicapped gubernatorial, state legislative and state attorney general races, as well as the electoral college, for Governing. Since 2002, he has handicapped state and federal races for such publications as the Cook Political Report, the Rothenberg Political Report, Roll Call, Stateline.org and PoliticsPA.com. Jacobson was a contributing writer to two editions of the Almanac of American Politics, and he has won awards for statehouse coverage from Capitolbeat.
Governors like Mitt Romney have typically lost popularity at home when they made a run for the presidency. Will the current governors being talked about as potential 2016 candidates suffer the same fate?
Since we last published a list of 12 state legislators to watch in January 2012, we’ve seen one legislator rocket to national stardom, two abruptly, and voluntarily, leave politics altogether and the rest continue to soldier on in the political trenches.
While local factors have played a role in certain cases, the major reason for the continuing shift to the Republicans has been the national GOP wave. Be sure to check www.governing.com/politics for live election coverage.
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