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Are Convention Centers and Hotels Obsolete White Elephants?

The whole thing is a racket," Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby recently observed. "Once again the politicos will expand their empire. Once again crony capitalism will enrich a handful of wired business operators. And once again Joe and Jane Taxpayer will pay through the nose. How many times must we see this movie before we finally shut it off?

IS IT TRUE? December 31, 2011

IS IT TRUE? December 31, 2011 IS IT TRUE that on first examination that the Johnson Controls deal that is adding $51.3 Million to the debt of the City of Evansville but has...

California to save $1 Billion/year by Eliminating Redevelopment Commissions

The Wall Street Journal reported today that by eliminating nearly 400 redevelopment entities that the state will save more than $1 Billion per year. The full text of the article is on the...

Mole Award Picture

The award is the one on the left and not your friendly insurance agent Doug Bays on the right

IS IT TRUE? December 30, 2011

IS IT TRUE? December 30, 2011 IS IT TRUE that Mayor Elect Winnecke has once again taken an action that was true to his campaign words?...that yesterday Winnecke appointed a 15 person committee...

Park Board Agenda – 12/30/2011

REGULAR MEETING KEVIN WINTERNHEIMER CHAMBERS ROOM 301, CIVIC CENTER COMPLEX WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2012 12:00 NOON AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. MINUTES December 7 & 14, 2011 3. CONSENT AGENDA ...

CCO Distinguished Public Servant Awards & Luncheon Set for January 3rd at Noon

City County Observer Distinguished Public Servant Awards of 2011 It was announced today by City-County Observer publisher Joe Wallace that the following local leaders have been selected as the recipients of the 2011 City-County Observer Distinguished...

Winnecke Announces Roberts Task Force and Releases Team Member Names

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IS IT TRUE? December 29, 2011

IS IT TRUE? December 29, 2011 IS IT TRUE that the City County Observer would like to thank and congratulate Sara Miller and Jay Miller, both members of the Evansville Redevelopment Commission for...