Politics & Policies

Harvesting The Money Tree

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by Josh Wood Saturday October 25, 2008

Paul Klee - Dream City7 Questions for Cranston’s Mayoral Candidates

Question 6: If Cranston suddenly found a magical, unlimited supply of cash, what
would be the very first thing you would do with the money?

Allan Fung: I would invest a large portion of it and have that money generate
sufficient revenue to take care of our city’s outstanding long term liabilities. I would also make sure that we fund our education system appropriately. Maintaining our roads would be another priority.

Cindy Fogarty: Build decent homes for all of our citizens to live and enjoy Cranston. Shelter is the most basic of human needs and as a civilized society we must ensure that all of our citizens have and share in those needs. If you take away the constant need to provide for life’s necessities, you free up people to work on resolving other challenging areas – such as, disease control, human relations. We would also have time to explore our creative abilities.

Question 1: What’s your stance on a tax treaty with the State of Rhode Island for their use of the Pastore Center?
Question 2: What are some of your favorite things to do and see in Cranston?
Question 3: 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?

Question 4: Pink flamingos vs. cement lions. Which lawn ornament do you prefer and why?
Question 5: What’s your position on Cranston’s proposed $6 million dollar open space bond?

Dream City by Paul Klee, photographed by Mark Harden

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