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Enterprise Zones: Key To Renewal?, Chester Smolski Dec 1982

Enterprise Zones: Key To Renewal?, Chester Smolski

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"'We must free enterprise to save America' via an 'experimental effort to improve and develop our depressed urban areas' President Ronald Reagan said in his State of the Union address."


The Stimulus Of City Success Stories, Chester Smolski Jul 1982

The Stimulus Of City Success Stories, Chester Smolski

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"When George Voinovich, mayor of this city, spoke to the 300 persons gathered from all parts of this country to discuss successes in cities, he had the undivided attention of the audience. After all, this was the man who brought the city back from the brink of bankruptcy and has now given it clear direction and a solid financial base."


Porter And Rouse--Believers In Cities And Opportunities, Chester Smolski Jul 1982

Porter And Rouse--Believers In Cities And Opportunities, Chester Smolski

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"His name may not be familiar, but it should be. He helped to originate and implement the Marshall Plan, this nation's effort to help European recovery in the post-war years. Throughout his long and distinguished career he touched many bases as editor and publisher of a trade newspaper, U.S.diplomat in several European cities and successful businessman and president of his own firm. Upon retirement several years ago, he developed an interest in cities, wrote a book about them, and four years ago at an age when many have packed it in, became director of the Urban Recovery ...


Potential Of A Failing Neighborhood, Chester Smolskirevitalize Olneyville Plan By State Colleges. Jul 1982

Potential Of A Failing Neighborhood, Chester Smolskirevitalize Olneyville Plan By State Colleges.

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"Developing neighborhood pride is one of the keys to a healthy neighborhood and a healthy city. In a city that is losing population and jobs, that is faced with increasing numbers of abandoned houses and vacant lots, that has the highest equalized tax rate (tax rate and assessment rate combined) in the state, and that has unique needs because of the large numbers of elderly, minority and poor residents, maintaining strong neighborhoods is a difficult task. Yet, though the task may be difficult, there is hope and there is potential for declining neighborhoods to revitalize themselves. This was the message ...


The Bottle Bill: Pro, Chester Smolski Apr 1982

The Bottle Bill: Pro, Chester Smolski

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"Although the 24-member board of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce gave strong support to anti-litter enabling legislation being considered by the General Assembly, it did not give its endorsement to the proposed bottle bill. The board stated that deposits on bottles and cans required further study, and alternative measures might provide a cleanup fund that would be 'less costly and burdensome' to business."