Chesterfield Supervisor chair: If FOIA information is bad, it will affect commerce

In the Richmond Times Dispatch last week: (concerning how many Confederate license plates are in Chesterfield.)

Chesterfield is aggressively competing with other states, localities and countries to recruit jobs. Let’s assume that decision-makers were in town on this particular day and decided to pick up the local newspaper to catch up on local news. What would they think? Might they simply put down the newspaper and head for the airport? And that same scenario applies to families looking to move to the area.

Words matter. We love Chesterfield. We love you, too, sometimes.

Steve Elswick,
Chairman, Chesterfield Board of Supervisors.

Here’s what I have to say about this:

If you aren’t doing anything wrong, there shouldn’t be any problem.


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Mark Brooks

Independent Journalist/Photographer --- Retired Land Surveyor originally from Colorado. USN Veteran. Involved as a citizen and journalist in politics and open government locally and sometimes statewide. Interests: photography, music, justice and equality for everyone.

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