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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Notes on the Town Board Meeting 3/24/2014

GDO: My Notes on the Town Board Meeting Mar. 24, 2014 The March 23rd, 2014 Meeting of the Germantown Town Board was called to order at 7:04PM.Full attendance: supervisor Joel Craig, Board Members: Andrea Dunn, Don Westmore, Mike Mortenson, and Matthew Phelan. Plus the Town Clerk, Joyce Vale. The motions to accept the minutes of …


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NICHOLAS KRISTOFF NYTimes 3-26-14: Cut Welfare Subsidies

NOTE IN MY FIRST POST I ATTRIBUTED THIS ARTICLE TO PAUL KRUGMAN In the debate about poverty, critics argue that government assistance saps initiative and is unaffordable. After exploring the issue, I must concede that the critics have a point. Here are five public welfare programs that are wasteful and turning us into a nation …

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Notes on the Town Board Workshop Meeting 3/17/2014

   The meeting was held in an informal manner with Supervisor Joel Craig, Board members Don Westmore, Mike Mortenson and Matthew Phelan present.  Andrea Dunn was absent. The propose of the meeting was to give the Board members an opportunity to discuss issues that the Town faces and that would benefit from a more informal …

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