How many city jobs added after 2006?
Once again, the city of Springfield is in financial trouble. The last time we were in good shape was 2006. I would encourage Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and all department heads to bring the staffing levels back to that point. How many new positions were added in the past few years? All positions added after 2006 must be reevaluated. This includes both management and labor. How did the work get done before with fewer workers? Were the increases in staff justified? –FRED WILLIAMS –Springfield Citizens should give Obma a chance Columnist David Broder’s characterization of our new president as “gambler in chief” stated that President Barack Obama was “putting at risk the future well-being of the country” and “the rest of the world” with an overly ambitious agenda. I hope Broder hasn’t already forgotten about the gambling losses of the previous administration. I have heard and read about former President George Bush repeatedly rolling the dice with our money and our future, waging an ill-conc