Thursday, November 11, 2010

Mayor Jones responds to criticisms

Richmond's Mayor Dwight C. Jones responded to several criticisms in a press released issued by his office today.
FOCUSING ON REAL DOLLARS AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Changing the way we approach economic and community development is central to our efforts to provide a fair chance for everyone to participate in economic opportunity in our city. To make meaningful and substantial change we must learn from the lessons of the past and face present day truths.

When we began the work for greater inclusion of small and minority business enterprises, several interesting things started to happen.

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The Jones Administration plans to ensure that urban revitalization works for everyone. We have already put efforts in motion to ensure that we achieve meaningful and sustainable progress.
Click here to see Mayor Jones' entire press release along with his responses to various criticisms leveled at his administration.

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