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Reynolds gets $150K of your tax dollars

When I hire someone, do I get $2,143 for doing it? Nope. I have to spend some time filling out government paperwork and verifying citizenship and the right to vote. Then, I have to add them to payroll, and pay city income taxes to any number of different cities. Most small businesses I know would Read More

Reynolds bails on downtown

Sprawl will kill us all. In the final act of a three act play, orchestrated by corporate chieftains and played out by foolish bureaucrats, the series of tax breaks and “development deals” finalizes with the CEOs laughing- and the taxpayers not getting what they were promised. Reynolds & Reynolds used to be entirely in Dayton. Read More

The big roundup? Corruption in every corner?

Same disclosure as before: Full disclosure: Joey Williams and I first met on the campaign trail when I was running for Mayor to unseat Richard Clay Dixon and he was running for school board. I consider Joey a friend. I’ve watched him get married, his kids grow up, and his career do exactly what he Read More

Do not vote for Joe Lacey for school board

First, let’s be clear, there are 4 people running for 3 seats on the worst school board in the state. Anyone running for this position should have their head examined. 5 hour meetings, lawsuits, a superintendent who should never have been the superintendent, a bunch of cronies in high positions, schools in disarray, athletic sanctions, Read More

Equal Opportunity Economic Development

This is a primary goal for my first year as a Dayton City Commissioner. It is a framework of an idea. Your input is welcome in the comments (On the blog- not on Facebook please). You want to open a bar in Dayton. You go and buy an old building that needs a total renovation, Read More

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