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Shutdown a bad omen for city's capital visit

Original post made on Jan 24, 2019

The Mountain View City Council traditionally sends a delegation out to Washington, D.C., for the annual National League of Cities conference in March. But with the federal government still shut down, local city leaders are wondering if there's going to be much point to the trip this year.

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Posted by Robyn
a resident of another community
on Jan 24, 2019 at 4:55 pm

Save the money; Stay home and call or email.

Posted by Politically Incorrect & Proud of It
a resident of Waverly Park
on Jan 24, 2019 at 6:42 pm

Politically Incorrect & Proud of It is a registered user.

@ Robyn: Agreed. Sending anyone to such a patently useless event is just an expensive political boodoggle. Has ANY good for MV ever come out of these overpriced benefits for MV's favorite bureaucrats? My guess is that it's just another waste of MV's money to reward City Council favorites and supporters.

Posted by Martin Griss
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jan 25, 2019 at 7:32 am

Perhaps we could invite the key leaders here to meet and discuss key issues; I am sure they would enjoy our climate (physical and political) better than Washington.

PS. I am in Varsity Park; it's not listed in your pull down menue.

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