Statements about City Government
"The increase in the garbage tax that [Mayor Allan Fung] imposed in Cranston for some people has been as much as $200."
Four (maybe five) Latinos have served on the Austin City Council.
I turned "a $110 million deficit into a $1.6 million surplus for our city."
"Hollywood is #1 in Broward homicides in 2013. Thanks Chief Fernandez!"
A poll taken "a few months ago" found "70 percent approval or higher" for the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."
Austin is "a city that has basically doubled in size every 25 years or so since it was founded."
The Redskins Training Camp deal "generated $40 million in new private investment in the city."
Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is responsible for the roughly $7,800 "I pay in property taxes per year."
San Antonio has seen "67% growth" in water customers "in the last 25 years, 0% more water used."
"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."
"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.
"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."
"The Legislature passed Gov. Walker’s so-called property tax relief bill," but the Republicans "are still raising your property taxes."
A $10 million fire fee proposal in St. Petersburg was "inspired" by Gov. Rick Scott.
Among the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, Milwaukee is the "only one" where the poverty rate is more than "four times greater in the city than it is in the suburbs."
A proposed San Antonio ordinance will allow men into women’s restrooms in the city.
"State law says that once the state appraises a piece of property, they can only pay it a certain amount above appraisal."
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Says the reasoning behind Portland's high water and sewer rates is "all kinds of ’pet projects’ unrelated to the core function of the water and sewer bureaus"
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