Politics & Policies

Fogarty vs. Fung

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by Josh Wood Saturday September 20, 2008

There’s been a little bit of sparring between the mayoral candidates, with Fogarty suggesting that Fung is avoiding debates, while a member of the Fung staff claims that his candidate hasn’t been contacted to schedule the debates in the first place. An official debate hasn’t been set.

As the two camps work towards a date, I contacted both candidates with a short list of Cranston Style questions. There are already more than enough political blogs in the Rhode Island blogosphere – covering the races and doing it well. But I felt it’d be irresponsible not to address Cranston’s politics – on some level. The idea was to publish their responses here during the first week of October.

7 Questions for Cranston’s Mayoral Candidates

What’s your stance on a tax treaty with the State of Rhode Island for their use of the Pastore Center?

What are some of your favorite things to do and see in Cranston?

If you had to rate your political policies from 1 to 6, with 1 representing environmental action and 6 fiscal action, where would your policies fall, and why?

Pink flamingos vs. cement lions. Which lawn ornament do you prefer and why?

What’s your position on Cranston’s proposed $6 million dollar open space bond?

If Cranston suddenly found a magical, unlimited supply of cash, what would be the very first thing you would do with the money?

Cranston has been called one of the very worst places to live in America. What is your answer as to why it isn’t?

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