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Old 04-28-2011, 11:23 AM
Location: reservoir hill
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i think privatization of public services will be the way to go in the future. it would definitely eliminate a lot of the waste and red tape involved and customer service will undoubtedly improve. i'd rather trust a corporation who has to answer to shareholders than a government agency that has to answer to................................................ ................
u mean like bp, exxon, and constellation(bge), i know govt is far from perfect but i'd rather have a govt agency answer to taxpayers...corporations dont answer to shareholders they answer to profit and i dont belive that a corporation should be able to profit off of public services
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Old 04-28-2011, 11:57 AM
Location: Baltimore
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Unfortunately guys taxes never tend to go down in any jurisdiction. It's just not that likely because the city is struggling to keep people on the payroll. When I moved from philly awhile ago, they did a trending analysis there on high likely it is for taxes to go down and it didn't look pretty. And ofcourse, they were right. If this were better times, I would say that there is a possibility but because we're still in a recession, it's just not that likely. Just look at the budget battles...the city really needs the money. The only way I could even remotely see it happening is if they could get the same amount of money in another way that still requires everyone to pay. I dunno...but lowering taxes would surely help...just don't know how likely it would be with any of the candidates...
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