Anthony Foxx, Mayor, Charlotte, NC
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Pro-Growth Progressive Idea: Created “Envision: Charlotte,” a first-of-its-kind public-private collaboration to make commercial buildings in Charlotte’s urban core more energy efficient
Since taking office, Mayor Anthony Foxx has been a strong advocate for Charlotte neighborhoods and families and a leader for the future of Charlotte. Anthony championed a groundbreaking initiative to create job growth and opportunities in Charlotte neighborhoods. He put an end to years of neglect of our public safety and transportation needs by fighting to hire police officers and build roads.
Anthony has chaired the city council environment and transportation committees and is a member of the economic development committee. Before becoming a city councilor in 2005, Anthony served in all three branches of federal government, serving as a judicial clerk for the U.S. Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit, a trial attorney for the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and counsel for the House Judiciary Committee.