You are here: Home > News Archive 

FitzGerald Pushes For More Regional Government In State Of The County Speech

ideastream, 1 February 2012
Fitzgerald made it clear early in the speech that he has bigger plans that involve a much higher degree of regional cooperation than has been talked about thus far.  He said the current patchwork of what he called “individual kingdoms’ meaning all the small to mid-size municipalities that surround Cleveland, is powerless to coordinate a strategy to compete in a global economy. 

FITZGERALD:  “We are not on a real trajectory to any serious form of shared services, strategy or consolidated government, we just are not.  And it’s time to stop pretending that we are.”

Read the full article at ideastream.org