These are extraordinary times and a troubled community like Lawrence can not be allowed to slip through the cracks. To do so would levy a heavier debt for society in the long run. Its municipal problems have huge consequences adding to the social problems for its residents. If this bill is a stop-gap that will buy […]
Hi Will, Thx for your request for comment. Having spent 6 years in public office locally, I believe this bill is unlikely to be in our best interests as a Commonwealth. Since town and city govt’s are essentially at an impasse with organized labor, most notably teacher unions, the bill only postpones the inevitable. As […]
Tomorrow, I will be asked to vote on a proposal to assist the City of Lawrence. As of now, I am planning to vote for the bill, but I am still listening — it is a close call. Your thoughts are appreciated.