The Quality Of Life For Working Families Has Stagnated In Lincoln, With Rising Real Estate Prices, Rental Costs And Taxes, She Said In A News Release Announcing Her Candidacy.

Squires praised Lincolns progress during the past few years, with low unemployment and many new businesses, but said these changes come with an ongoing financial impact for citizens who are struggling. The quality of life for working families has stagnated in Lincoln, with rising real estate prices, rental costs and taxes, she Medical marijuana said in a news release announcing her candidacy. The cost of food and medicine has skyrocketed, leaving many — myself included — to choose between paying bills and buying the food or medicine we need, she said. Lincoln leaders need to look 20 to 30 years into the future, with collaborative efforts of multiple organizations — like those modeled by Nebraska Innovation Campus, she said in the news release. Partnerships with nonprofit organizations can sustain vibrant, diverse neighborhoods that house our newest citizens — refugees and immigrants. Programs that assist incoming children and families deserve support so they can participate in and contribute to our economy, she wrote. Squires also praised solar and wind development that promise well-paying jobs, energy savings for businesses and individuals and sustained overall growth.” She suggested that “Pinnacle Bank Arena should be covered in solar panels as well as all new developments, city buildings and schools. Jobs related to sustainable energy must become a permanent part of our economy and a permanent solution to the damaging (and vanishing) use of fossil fuels, she said in her news release. Sign up for our daily news email The top headlines from JournalStar.com. Delivered at 11 a.m.

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