15 September 2011 0 Comments

Lower Merion: Jenny Brown, The Forgotten Taxpayer’s BFF, Analyzes $700,000 Workers Association Proposed Contract

Location: Ardmore Joined: 2006-01-13 Posts: Votes Received:  3.5 3813 votes received Lower Merion Township Commissioner, The Forgotten Taxpayer’s BFF, comments on the proposed Workers Association contract. The Key Point: the Forgotten Taxpayer cannot afford these increases. Distrubingly, Township Commissioner Paul McElhaney plans on voting on the Workers Association contract negotiated by his brother, George McElahaney, […]

4 September 2011 0 Comments

Jenny Brown: Lower Merion’s Union Contract – an Analysis

Friends, The terms of the proposed workers agreement are now public, so I am writing to give you some of the details.  I apologize in advance because I know this is a long email.  But you really have to read this to believe it. The context is important.  Under the most recent union contract, which […]

1 September 2011 0 Comments

Lower Merion Workers Association Contract Part 1: Commissioner Meeting August 3rd

Commissioner Jenny Brown’s analysis of the Workers Association 4 year proposed contract is set out in separate blog. It is not clear to me the effect of voting Wednesday or postponing the vote. Frankly, I had thought this was a done deal but it seems not. Alicia Glide of Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch reports: ” The Lower […]

31 August 2011 0 Comments

Lower Merion Jenny Brown: Comments on Lower Merion’s Majority Historically High Spending

Majority Commissioners Balancing Budget on Backs of Productive and Prudent Taxpayers, earners, savers, investors in job creating businesses which meet a payroll. This letter from The Forgotten Taxpayer’s BFF Commissioner Jenny Brown and letter to the editor brings to our attention the common sense ideas of Lower Merion Citizens for Responsible Budget.   From Commissioner […]

18 August 2011 0 Comments

Lower Merion Workers Association Contract

Alicia Guide of Ardmore-Wynnewood-Merion Patch updates on the “whip count”; five in favor, three oppose. Lew Gould did not return phone call, however, his record is one of fiscal common sense. There are 14 Commissioners; 8 votes are needed to approve this increased expenditure. Commissioner Paul McElhaney, brother of Workers Association president, George McElhaney, plans […]

10 August 2011 0 Comments

8 November Radio Referendum: Montgomery County $48,000,000 – Is the Benefit Worth the Cost? Let the Taxpayer who pays decide.

The Taxpayers BFF Jenny Brown and Bruce Castor make the point that for an additional tax burden of this size is, appropriately for taxpayers to decide; a few insiders should not decide for the many. I will be interested to see if Democrat Josh Shapiro ‘fast follows’ this very sensible idea. The Forgotten Taxpayers Friends […]

7 August 2011 0 Comments

8 November Why Democrats Can’t Be Trusted With Money: Lower Merion Josh Shapio’s Record

Citizen Journalist Carla Zambelli has posted Jeff Salvino’s one minute Daily Daily Salvo — Red White Blue and Brown Please consider disseminating Jenny Brown’s clear, confident and consistent record of fiscal common sense and sunshine. Carla, Jeff and I cannot do this by ourselves. The consequences of a Democratic takeover of the County are catastrophic […]

7 July 2011 0 Comments

8 November Bruce Castor/Jenny Brown Oppose Ill: Conceived Willow Grove Air Force Base Developmentld Development

Bruce Castor, at his best, represents the community against what appears to be an ill-conceived development of the 892 Acres formerly the US Air Force’s Willow Grove Air Station. One needs to note this is not a opportunistic populist appeal. I am sure that if Bruce Castor thought this was a good idea and beneficial […]

6 July 2011 0 Comments

8 November Jenny Brown On Fire: Fiscal Common Sense Economic Freedom

The Sizzling Jenny Brown an emerging leader in Pennsylvania governance because of a proven, public record of fiscal common sense in Lower Merion , with steely resolve, set to restore fiscal responsibility to Montgomery County  November 8, 2011. Please listen to one minute Daily Salvo:  

5 July 2011 0 Comments

8 November Jenny Brown Opposes Tolling 422: A Toll Is a Tax – No New Taxes

A Toll is a Tax No  Municipality is an Island what happens on 422 tolling or at Willow Grove development happens to us all. What happens on 422 impacts us all; not only economically but also as a precedent. 422 now; 476 next and no end. Of course, not of the promoters of tolling are […]