My administration will always focus on pathways to work as a partner to the State government in pursuit of opportunities to redefine the City’s uneven tax relationship with the state. We will thoroughly pursue and actively investigate investment opportunities that will maximize our return on investment. If it doesn’t make sense, we will speak up and say so.
We will create the conditions that clearly send the message that we are a fiscally responsible partner, who understands how to first use our resources and ensure safety to draw the attention of the private sector. We will not engage in pipe dream economics, but responsible opportunities for private partners that will employ Trentonians.
Together with the help of a major business partner and client, my small electrical business provided job opportunities for approximately 45 men and women of this community, a large portion of that number being Second Chance individuals, building community and helping those who wish to help themselves.