Sunday, June 5, 2011

City of Greensboro Can Stick it to the North Carolina Press Association on Resolution at Council Meeting Tuesday

On the agenda for the Greensboro City Council meeting for June 7, 2011 is this item #43
43. Resolution urging members of the General Assembly and Governor Perdue to support of
S773/H 472 - City/County Electronic Notice. (Council District: all) (roll call vote) (Attachment #43 to Councilmembers)

Triadwatch did a public records request and had these results for the citizens of Greensboro in regards to having to waste taxpayer money to publish notices in paid print media.

-$31,665.96 City of Greensboro Wasteful Spending on Public Notices in Carolina Peacemaker CLICKHERE

-$96,288.47 City of Greensboro on Wasteful Spending on Public Notices in Greensboro News and Record CLICKHERE

These 2 bills that are working their way through the North Carolina General Assembly need our help in passing and i urge each and everyone one of you to get in touch with your state representative to urge them to pass House Bill #472 and Senate Bill #773. Here is a link to see who your state representative is and how you can get in touch with them CLICKHERE.

Also,  if you would like to let your Greensboro City Council know how you feel just CLICKHERE
and say pass business item #43 to let our state representatives know that here in Greensboro and also Guilford County we are wanting to cut the wasteful spending to our local paid print media which is the Greensboro News and Record and Carolina Peacemaker.

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