Employment

The Tri Cities have 40% unemployment. When Pahokee Mayor Sasser was elected earlier this year, he said that relationships needed to be rebuilt in order to help the Glades.  Better communication and follow through with requests for help need to be pursued. All options for an inland logistics center and a free enterprise zone should be explored. Agricultural crop alternatives should be considered. Every new job, even one at a time, is progress. Until an option for large scale job creation can be formulated, the importance of single job positions can not be taken too lightly. I plan to listen to the people who know the Glades area better than anyone; the community leaders and residents.