Posts Tagged ‘candidates’
We’ve come a long way since 2006 when very few of our candidates had web sites. In this election cycle most of the 42 candidates for Mayor and City Council have web sites, email addresses and even FaceBook pages. However there are some stragglers. Read the rest of this entry »
Our neighbors in NJ have had it with feeding our addiction for state aid so they’re proposing to cut us off cold turkey. Like any addict, going cold turkey is the painful way to get clean. Whether or not all aid is cut is a debate, but it seems sure that a painful amount is in jeopardy.
To avoid this we as Trentonians (and forget the current administration for a minute) need to recommend a treatment plan that the state can live with. Citizens can form this plan and with the backing of enough of the serious candidates for Mayor and Council, Gov. Christie will take our commitment to “budget recovery” seriously. But first the patient has to want to be healed. Read the rest of this entry »
As the new Citizen’s Budget Committee prepares to form its recommendations to the public and our elected officials, I pondered aloud to my committee, “what limits our pace of revitalization?”
I’ll get to the answer but first I’ll recap the problem and the solution.
Our economic problems are dangerous