September 2, 2016 0 min to read
Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine
Category : Paving Paradise
How the growth machine games the system in your community. Real estate developers, homebuilders, construction companies and banks are most likely pulling the strings. They use the myth of prosperity from growth to con us, and election contributions to wield undue influence over public policy. The result? The public pays much of their cost of doing business. Community watchdog Walter Lawson joins growthbuster Dave Gardner to share details about pressure from developers in Colorado Springs to reduce the public’s right to appeal land use decisions.