Oct. 30, 2013 —
Today the couple lives in a small apartment in a senior citizens housing complex. Social Security and Medicare keep them fed and provided with medicine.
The up-and-down economy of the last 50 years has had the same life changing impact on families throughout the eastern third of our state as we continue to lose population as jobs and family farms vanish.
We’re told the Dec. 9 summit will take a different approach than what we’ve seen in the past from socio-economic missionaries driving government vehicles.
Our citizens, not vote-seeking politicians or do-gooders from social service agencies, are being asked to share their personal ideas for rebuilding our economy.
What a novel idea! It’s sort of like “we, the people.”