TITLE

Government officials should stick to what they were elected to do

AUTHOR(S)
Emerine, Steve
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Inside Tucson Business;1/7/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 30, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the performance of most government officials in Tucson, Arizona. He asserts that the officials should stick to their function for the city's development. He claims that the attempt of the local officials to try the tasks of other counties and cities is unnecessary. He emphasizes that the officials do not need to look for new challenges until they improve their own projects.
ACCESSION #
28407583

 

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