Mayor on CNBC

Amarillo's economy is in the national spotlight as one of the strongest.

Mayor Debra mMcCart appeared on CNBC on Monday talking about what makes us so special.

The city was chosen for the piece because of Amarillo's low 4 point seven percent unemployment rate, almost steady home prices and diverse economy.

Anchorage, Alaska was also profiled.

The story was part of an ongoing CNBC series on places that are thriving or struggling during the recession.