If you don't expand the tax base and begin to attract economic assets to the area, you won't have the tax income avilable to pay for "stuff" (basic services) residents expect.
Most Luddites want nothing here, whether it is industry that wants to be here but disturbs some or a clean professional sports franchise that is as green as can be.
This is no way to build towards the future.
Remember, all it will take is an oil catastrophe fromm Cuba's deep water drilling program to ruin our fishing and beaches for a long time. Bet y'all didn't know about this tidbit.....
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