April 2011

Let’s on-shore the American dream

There is a major employer in Dayton that hires thousands of people from India to come here and work and untold thousands more in India to do high-level coding for its information-services business. When it comes to immigration status, they have the best lawyers around on retainer to work though the issues. There are local Read More

Why the taxpayers should say no to IRG on Airport deal

Yesterday, I posted documents showing City employees structuring a deal for IRG so UPS could get out of a long-term lease for a very valuable building that sits on city property. IRG stands to put a few million in their pocket right off the bat, with the city asking for a couple of years of Read More

You can’t trust Dayton City Hall

If you think the people running the City of Dayton have your best interests in mind, you are in for an eye opener. I warned of problems with this deal with Industrial Realty Group last week. First, meet our local hometown hero: Mark Herres, CEO of The Builders Development Group. Mark had an idea to Read More

Dead sign petitions without prosecutions

In an opinion piece in the Dayton Daily we find this gem: Montgomery County’s Steven Harsman does acknowledge that the names of dead people have shown up on petitions gathered to get candidates and issues on the ballot. But, he says, “They get deleted, because their signatures don’t match” the signatures on their registration forms. Read More

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