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September 25, 2013

BRADBERRY: How'd we get so sick? Will we get well?

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Niagara Gazette — Of those people actually working, according to the assessment, “the most common occupations were sales and office occupations, followed by service occupations.”

And as is so painfully obvious, of approximately 27,000 housing units in the City of Niagara Falls nearly “21 percent are vacant, 55 percent are single unit, 43 percent are multi-unit dwellings and 2 percent are mobile homes.

Nearly 57 percent of residents are identified as renters.

With numbers like these, and resources as few as they are, Niagara needs Affordable Care that goes far beyond addressing symptoms of poverty, and focuses on the causes.

The cure?

A healthy dose of economic development medicine in the form of sustainable businesses that will provide life supporting JOBS!

Feel me?

Contact Bill at bill.bradberry@yahoo.com

Contact Bill at bill.bradberry@yahoo.com

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