Category: spending

Category: spending

  • A Resolution for Open and Fair Competitive Bidding of Pipe Materials in State Infrastructure Grants image

    A Resolution for Open and Fair Competitive Bidding of Pipe Materials in State Infrastructure Grants

    Whereas, local government receives grants from the state to improve water and sewer infrastructure, and  Whereas, state and local government should always be looking for ways to save taxpayer money, …

  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Choose Partisanship over Statesmanship image

    U.S. Conference of Mayors Choose Partisanship over Statesmanship

    Yesterday, America’s mayors were invited to the White House to meet with President Trump and other White House officials to discuss America’s infrastructure & jobs. Instead of having a  seat …

  • When you’re outnumbered go to the voters image

    When you’re outnumbered go to the voters

    Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio is often out numbered on his city council. It’s not easy being the lone voice for fiscal responsibility when all of your colleagues are more …

  • Redskins Camp is a Bad Deal for RVA image

    Redskins Camp is a Bad Deal for RVA

    Hosting an NFL team may appear to be an excellent way to boost a city’s economy but for Richmond taxpayers, hosting the Washington Redskins has not paid off. In Erica …

  • Government Profiting Off the Poor and the Need for Modern Government Reform image

    Government Profiting Off the Poor and the Need for Modern Government Reform

    Thousands of people are homeless, right now, because of “good graft” – the noble intentions of government gone awry. Some of them are right here in Phoenix. These aren’t abstract numbers, they are men, women, and children who could right now be living in decent, affordable housing, but who have been cheated (along with taxpayers) out of the promises we have made. And they represent only one of the many casualties of modern government

  • One City Takes a Stand Against Wasteful Spending image

    One City Takes a Stand Against Wasteful Spending

    In an era where most local governments don't give a second thought to giving away taxpayer money for events, stadiums and festivals, one city gave a resounding "NO" to fully funding a local festival.

  • Public Employee Bargaining Transparency Ordinance image

    Public Employee Bargaining Transparency Ordinance

    In accordance with state law [Insert State Code], [Insert Jurisdiction] has been given the power to provide transparency in public-sector collective bargaining.   Section 1. {Short Title} This Ordinance shall …