What Gets Decided Where?

^& Fatal Flaws of Federal Funding

Where and who makes decisions is important for any organization as it grows and becomes more complex. For government, this was hotly debated since the inception of a “United States of America.” This is fundamental to unraveling the fiscal crisis our communities and nation faces. Much of the political roadblocks to any compromise is rooted in a fundamental view rooted in what gets decided where. This has evolved into an almost religious fervor and as such is beyond any reason or common sense.

Let’s consider highways for a moment. Surely, these are viewed as valuable and central to the good functioning of our society, our local communities and even the overall economic welfare of our country. So how are our highways funded and maintained?




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Push for City-County Merger Continues Despite Flaws and Opportunities

Not since the Regional Renaissance Initiative debacle has so much study group brainpower, City and County elected official political muscle, and high powered civic leadership influence been employed to promote a governmental change. For some reason these folks have become besotted with the hopelessly ill-conceived non-solution of merging the City and County governments. Continue reading Push for City-County Merger Continues Despite Flaws and Opportunities