Our podcast An Honorable Profession is back with episode 10, featuring NewDEAL Leader Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. Host and NewDEAL Leader Ryan Coonerty talked with Mayor Fischer about his work to build a culture of compassion and innovation in his city, helping residents reach their full potential. Listen now on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and anywhere podcasts are found!
Access to broadband is a key factor in a student's educational success, a worker's ability to access economic opportunity, and many other aspects of modern life. NewDEALers from across the United States, from Senator Kerry Donovan in Vail, CO to Mayor Andy Berke in Chattanooga, TN, have worked to close the digital divide with innovative solutions. Read recommendations from Third Way on their perspective on solutions to connect every citizen to broadband and ensure that they can afford access.
NewDEALer in the Spotlight:
Jack Schnirman, County Comptroller
(Nassau County, NY)
NewDEAL Leader Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced Open Checkbook, a new website to expand transparency and let the public explore how the county spends taxpayer money. The first phase allows users to track spending by department, vendor, and expense categories, and currently includes data dating back to 2016, with older data soon to come. Learn more about Open Checkbook and the plans to expand transparency with more data and more features.