All posts by Pete Muldoon

  • GUEST OPINION: Repair the System

    Americans are demanding a political system that represents the people and Jackson is poised to follow suit. “The most effective way to cope with change is to create it.” – L.W. Lynett “He that will not apply...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Dude, Where’s My Car?

    Trading your car keys for a seat on the bus could ultimately result in more housing options. Jackson, WY – One of the most striking things I notice while walking (and yes, driving) around Jackson is how...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Tax Fear Fallacy

    If citizens contribute a little more to the pot, community needs will be met across the board. “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Ben Franklin What level of...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Raise the Minimum Wage

    Workers’ wages are not keeping pace with soaring rents, so it’s time town council take action. Jackson Hole, WY – I’ve been writing these bi-monthly columns from the perspective of the average resident; low-to-middle-income Jackson residents who are...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Finding Our Midas’ Touch

    Funding for housing means creating gold from unexpected sources.  Jackson, WY – In my last piece I talked about funding sources for housing from the 35,000-foot perspective. It’s pretty clear that the resources are available and that...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Housing for Public, By Public

    Private development is missing the mark Jackson, WY – In my last piece in this space I wrote about what kind of housing we should be considering. Today I’d like to discuss who would own and operate...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Creative Quarters

    A few bold moves would go a long way to house more people in Teton County. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – There is a rapidly developing consensus that the town of Jackson and Teton County need to start...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Outside Representation

    To protect its working class, Jackson Hole will have to chase a growing global trend If you’ve been following national and international politics, you’ve probably noticed a shift exemplified by politicians such as Bernie Sanders in the...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Community must speak out to solve housing crisis

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The people who live and work in Jackson have for years trusted that their local government would look out for their best interests. They trusted that local officials would balance the needs of...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Public servants deserve raise

    Reducing the salaries for local elected officials has become a popular position to take among candidates for local office. And it’s an easy sell to the public. After all, who likes politicians? They’re the easiest targets of...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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