In case you didn’t know, I’m a big proponent of regional cooperation. My nearly four years of living in metropolitan Nashville showed me the benefits of regional government and the metro area all living under the same rules for services.
The wealth and growth experienced by cities like Nashville and Louisville are not shared by the shrinking tax base and business-crushing regulations in Pennsylvania’s cities. The problems facing PA’s cities was the topic of SmartTALK a Harrisburg-based public affairs program aired on WQLN Thursday evening. I weighed in with an e-mail that was aired and discussed. My contribution aired at about 29:55 into the program.