Lower Taxes in New Haven - Stop the Raises

WE THE PEOPLE demand that the Board of Aldermen and the New Haven City Administration FREEZE all administrative and non union salaries at current levels, including the Mayor and City Clerk salaries. Due to the precarious financial situation of the New Haven government, the last several years of TAX INCREASES, and the overall dismal economic outlook for the average taxpayer in New Haven. If and when the city administration can come back to the taxpayers with a real DECREASE IN TAXES, then the Board of Aldermen and the City Administration may consider a reasonable increase in wages for future years, not based on some retroactive formula or argument.

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http://www.newhavenindependent.org/archives/2007/11/aldermen_balk_a.php#comments http://www.newhavenindependent.org/archives/2007/11/mayor_seeks_25k.php#comments http://www.nhregister.com/site/news.cfmnewsid=19006720&BRD=1281&PAG=461&dept_id=7576&rfi=6 http://www.nhregister.com/site/news.cfmnewsid=19006720&BRD=1281&PAG=461&dept_id=7576&rfi=6

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    Keith Johnson, United States

    7 years ago ZIP code: 06513
    Comments: With the way his job perfomrance is going, in my opinion, he should not have a raise.
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    Mona Berman, United States

    7 years ago ZIP code: 06511
    Comments: I hope the Mayor and the Alders read the papers and note the comments by concerned citizens. But the Mayor and the Alders that ran this year did win another 2 year term (except for one). Until we voters send a clearer message, we should not be surprised by the audacity of this request.
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    Mary Faulkner, United States

    7 years ago ZIP code: 06515
    Comments: It is time for the aldermanic board to work for the people of New Haven rather than for city hall.
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