Bill Buerger was born in 1939 and raised in Westwood Ohio, just outside Cincinnati. Bill discusses the impact World War II had on his family, how he viewed the nation’s perception of the war effort and how it shaped his overall outlook on life. This is the first in a series of reflections on World War II.
Hometown Democracy Amendment
A 66-word sentence is pitting environmentalists and preservationists against developers and business groups. What makes this sentence so contentious is that it would give voters the final say in any changes to local land use plans. On Florida Matters, we look at the so called “Hometown Democracy” amendment. What is it? What does it mean? Why is the political debate surrounding it already so intense?