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Think About It

By George Hawkins

Construction trades seize greenmail advantage with vengeance

There is a lot of money involved in public construction, enough that it is tempting to tilt the table to obtain a bidding edge.

Oceanside charter proposal gets complicated

If you had your choice, would you rather have bureaucrats and politicians in Sacramento make decisions for your community, or are you better served when locally elected neighbors, to whom you have immediate access, are in charge? It should be a rhetorical question.

Less revenue, smaller government

Unless the recession has touched you directly things seem pretty normal. Traffic is heavy during rush hour, parking spots at the malls and on the streets are hard to find and the sun still shines in San Diego.

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George Hawkins

George Hawkins is retired after 35 years as a construction industry association manager. He was broadcast reporter and news anchor in Denver. As a Navy officer, he saw action in Vietnam in the River Assault ...

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