Budget Referendum – Tuesday, May 3rd

Next Tuesday, May 3, will be an important day for all Redding residents. It’s the yearly opportunity that we all have as taxpayers to vote on the budget for the town’s operations for the next year. With looming budget cuts from Hartford, this budget becomes even more important. We realize that we cannot depend on…

US existing home sales tumble in warning sign for housing market

U.S. home resales fell sharply in February in a potentially troubling sign for America’s economy which has otherwise looked resilient to the global economic slowdown. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday existing home sales dropped 7.1 percent to an annual rate of 5.08 million units, the lowest level since November. Sales have been…

The Conservative Case for Solar Subsidies

TO many skeptics, particularly on the right, the spectacular failure of the solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra in 2011, after receiving a $535 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy, demonstrated the industry’s shaky future and the danger of government efforts to subsidize it to success. Fast forward to today. Solar energy prices have continued to…

Republicans have failed their own convictions!

Mismanaging Redding … 7 consecutive Republican administration, 14 years of mismanaging!       “… Republicans failed in their responsibility to be fiscally conservative and wise stewards of our tax dollars …” Eric Witt           Budget: from $20M to $47.5M Schools: from $10M to $23M Police: from $900K to $2.2M 12…

Where … have all the real Republicans in Redding gone?

As a long time Republican or just because of curiosity, have you recently wandered over to the Republican Party website https://www.gop.com/platform/ to remind yourself what the Republican platform stands for? I have, and I was not disappointed in fact, I learned what I have known for some 20 – 30 year. The current Republican Party…