Tag Archive: Cincinnati

Aug 13 2013

Reform by Referendum is a Double-Edged Sword

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Our fine City of Cincinnati, like many hamlets throughout the country has a steadily growing unfunded pension liability problem.  City Council has a fiduciary responsibility to oversee and provide adequate annual contributions to ensure long-term pension solvency.  Unfortunately, like Detroit, and other cities with pandering officials, wish list projects get financial priority over not only …

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Aug 04 2013

Troubled US Cities Await Outcome of Detroit Bailout

Notice Cincinnati waiting in the shadows. A Detroit bailout could set a dangerous precedent and lead to further irresponsible fiscal decisions throughout the country. Some argue the political and fiscal decisions leading to Detroit’s bankruptcy serve as a “What NOT to do” guide. Cincinnati should learn from this instead of following blindly behind. Big government …

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Jul 22 2013

Cincinnati City Council has a Responsibility Deficit

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Cincinnati has never had a greater need for competent leadership on City Council than during these difficult financial times. The city is at a crossroads that can lead to economic vitality or long-term financial decline and hardship for those businesses and residents that remain. For decades, Cincinnati has chosen to follow bad examples set by …

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