By: Diane Benjamin
So yesterday Kyle Ham’s resignation from the Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council was announced.
Of course he went on the junket to DC, paid by taxpayers: https://blnnews.com/2018/03/09/your-tax-dollars-at-work/
It looks like him on the far left.
The EDC gets their money from government, that would be your taxes. They are totally unaccountable to you for how it’s spent.
Would State Farm pay for an employee to travel lavishly when they KNEW the employee was quitting as soon as he returned?
The Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council did! The EDC didn’t want to upset anything by announcing Ham’s departure before the trip .
According to Ham:
So, the EDC isn’t the private sector, but taxpayers have no right to your financial statements and salaries?
If they aren’t the “private sector” they have to be “public sector”!
Since they won’t reveal how they spend your money, they aren’t “public” either!
What is the EDC then?
- An unaccountable group redistributing your wealth to progressives?
- The group that decides on “Right Fit”?
- Negotiators for buying businesses to locate here?
- A quasi-government agency formed only so taxpayers don’t know where the money goes?
McLean County and Normal finally questioned the value of the EDC.
Since they aren’t the “private sector”, no money should go to this organization until they are fully transparent and accountable!
If they don’t want you to know how much of the funding is going into employee’s pockets, cut it to ZERO.