I don't care if what we do makes a profit; I care whether we get somebody out of a wheelchair.
My personal view is that nobody should stand between an employer and employee when it comes to employment contract negations. Not the government and not meddlesome third parties. This includes the ability for individuals to bargain collectively with their employers.
Not to win is guttering.
My definition of economic development is economic growth.
Rather than setting property taxes on the value of land and improvements, I'd advocate a plan to set rates based on land values across the entire neighborhood.
One important role for the city is to conduct studies to document areas of greatest need, and to facilitate coordination between our public and private transportation options to weave it into a dense tapestry of accessible and reliable transportation.
None of the proposed inter-city solutions would have offered more frequent or more affordable service than existing options like bussing. Busses can also be easily re-routed around gas leaks, car accidents, or traffic congestion.
People who renovate and improve homes are penalized by being taxed more for creating value and improving the neighborhood.
The main problem with rail is flexibility and affordability.
Arts are what free and thriving people do with their time after their critical needs have been met.
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