Why We Need Better Place-Based Economic Development Policies

“Our elected leaders can bring about meaningful improvement in the economies of particular places through policies that address what we’ve learned from the shortcomings of the Opportunity Zone incentive and other similar laws.” Adi Talwar An Opportunity Zone area in Red Hook, Brooklyn. CityViews are readers’ opinions, not those of City Limits. Add your voice … Read more

Florida Lawmaker Under Scrutiny After Alleged Threat Against Biden Over Gun Control; “You’ll Learn Why Second Amendment Was Written”

Randy Fine, a member of the Florida House of Representatives, took exception to Biden’s insistence for stricter gun laws when it was learned that the Robb Elementary School suspect in the shooting legally purchased the AR-15 rifle, handgun, and high-capacity magazines he had used to carry out his massacre. JACKSONVILLE, FL – A Republican lawmaker … Read more

Things To Watch: Top Gun: Maverick

Title: Top Gun: Maverick Describe This Movie In One Lethal Weapon Quote: ROGER MURTAUGH: I’m getting too old for this shit. Brief Plot Synopsis: Aging aviator assembles aces, aims at atomic area. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: 3.5 Jerry Hathaways out of 5. click to enlarge Tagline: “Feel the … Read more

Investigation into dangerous military housing conditions being pushed to next level

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) – Lawmakers are taking an investigation into dangerous military housing conditions to the next level. The bipartisan push comes amid serious allegations of abuse. An investigation led by Sen. Jon Ossoff and Sen. Ron Johnson found several issues in military homes run by Balfour Beatty. “Cockroaches, mold, mildew, ceilings falling in – it’s … Read more

Audio: Mayor Fouts allegedly mocks person with disabilities in latest leaked recording | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

click to enlarge City of Warren Warren Mayor Jim Fouts. Warren Mayor Jim Fouts mimicked a person with disabilities in a phone call with a telemarketer, according to the source of a newly released audio recording. “I want trip now,” Fouts allegedly tells the telemarketer, speaking in a stilted voice. “I got letter. It says … Read more