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Quantifiable Differences in Wal-Mart Dark Store Agreement Just “Semantics”? PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Editorials
Tuesday, 12 June 2001 18:00
Hopefully, the public has been watching Super Wal-Mart as it has proceeded, at times allegedly unlawfully, toward its ultimate conclusion. The last leg of this development travesty was the “dark store agreement” conceived and perpetrated upon Davenport taxpayers by Alderman Bob McGivern, who only further demonstrated his lack of understanding of business matters so crucial to the proceedings.

 
Energy Prices: How High is Too High? PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Editorials
Tuesday, 29 May 2001 18:00
A friend of mine attended a luncheon recently, at which a spokesperson for MidAmerican Energy told the audience that her company was preparing its customers for the same cost increases next winter as those we experienced this past season.

 
New Dark Store Agreement Worse than Taxpayers Envisioned PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Editorials
Tuesday, 22 May 2001 18:00
There is no more denying it. It is time to take the blinders off and face the discouraging truth about the current Davenport City Council. With the sole exception of 5th Ward Alderman Wayne Hean, this council betrayed us for the second time by voting for development along or near 53rd Street, giving developers a leg up utilizing public financing tools meant for blighted and neglected neighborhoods.

 
One More Chance to Do the Right Thing PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Editorials
Tuesday, 15 May 2001 18:00
The Davenport City Council proceeded with approval of two rezoning petitions on behalf of THF Realty for a Super Wal-Mart located at Elmore and 53rd Street without several of the conditions of the zonings in writing.

 
Taxpayers vs. Special Interests PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Editorials
Tuesday, 08 May 2001 18:00
The opinions of the Quad City Times editorial board are often a source of amusement for those of us who bother to educate ourselves on the issues that concern Davenport taxpayers. This entity’s blanket support of Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement Districts (SSMIDs) for THF Realty to pay for infrastructure improvements that provide access to their own development of a Super Wal-Mart and Home Depot is but one more confirmation of the QC Times’ editor’s philosophy, that ads are news too.

 
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