Snow-removal efforts, at least in my part of Duluth, are off to a mixed start for the winter of 2008-09.
Budgeteer News, 12/31/2008
The expensive and redundant stadium planned for the Ordean site is just the latest unneeded spending in the infamous Red Plan, but it is the most egregious example of wasting public money at a time the School District is pleading poverty about money for classrooms, where education takes place.
What’s all the hurry about voting? Election officials say about 30 percent of votes in the last election were cast before Nov. 4.
Budgeteer News, 12/05/2008
You needn’t be a Republican smarting from recent election losses to be unhappy with the continuing wasteful federal spending.
Budgeteer News, 11/20/2008
Well, I think the list is now complete — the list of groups that say Minnesota lawmakers never give them enough money.
Budgeteer News, 11/06/2008
One lesson for local bicyclists should be: never
drive in London Road’s westbound lane between 40th and 26th Avenues East.
Budgeteer News, 10/23/2008
Here are my thoughts on two important election issues as we reach (finally!) the last weeks of our current campaign.
Budgeteer News, 10/09/2008
Remember “The Six Million Dollar Man”? I do.
Budgeteer News, 09/24/2008
The next time someone laments to you the under-representation of women in important elective offices, run these numbers by them: 23 to 1.
Budgeteer News, 09/18/2008
Many critics of the Ness administration’s plans for layoffs, program cuts and higher fees to balance the city budget have suggested that Duluth instead sell such things as Great Lakes Aquarium, Spirit Mountain, Lake Superior Zoo, the Enger and Lester golf courses and the water and gas utilities.
Budgeteer News, 09/11/2008