Economic Development Questions

I received a letter with questions from the Northeastern Economic Developers Association. I don’t think they’re going to like my answers: NEDA Questions Q1. Given declining fiscal resources, how will you restructure the way that economic development is delivered? How do you propose to increase the role of the private sector in economic development? Answer: …

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Privatize the MTA

Governor candidate Warren Redlich proposed that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority be completely privatized. The move would reduce operating costs dramatically, allowing for fare reductions and improved service. “The MTA chronically overspends and underperforms,” Redlich said. “It’s yet another example of government failure in New York State.” Privatization would solve the problem of ridiculous salaries and …

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