FOR COUNCIL AT LARGE
A preview of the District's in the 21st Century
Washington, D. C. in the 2lst Century can be a growing, dynamic society
creating new opportunities for our citizens, Whether you look at the rise
of cultural diversity and economic development, the signs are clear the
that the District is on the brink of a new era of technological innovation
and economic opportunity. New citizens, companies and technologies are
arriving that will transform our city and create new opportunities for
well paying jobs and innovative solutions to old problems.
Tony Dominguezs strong leadership and vision of the future are the
right combination to lead the District into this century.
As Washingtonians we work not simply to benefit ourselves, but to
provide a better life for our children and grandchildren. New ideas and
new technologies offer new opportunities for better lives. But, to provide
for progress tomorrow, we must also respect the traditional values of
family, freedom, faith, work, and respect for law.
Tony Dominguez's program fir the 2lst Century includes:
We must insure that no Washingtonian is left behind because of
inadequate education. New technologies are an invaluable tool for teachers
in their sacred task of imparting to our children both our shared heritage
as Washingtonians and Americans, and the skills they need to take
advantage of new opportunities. We must attract the best possible teachers
and then keep them. We must identify the best programs and techniques and
Work diligently to provide police and firefighters more training and
tools. Enact legislation strengthening victims' rights, strong repeat
offender laws, truth in sentencing, establish a front line leadership
program of regular meeting with law enforcement officials, community
organizations and crime victims to promote coordinated anti-crime
strategies to make the District a safer place, to live, work and raise a
We must forge a working partnership between city agencies, consumer
& housing advocates, developers and financial institutions to maximize
the opportunities of founding from both the federal and city availability
to continue revitalization of the city while maintaining quality
affordable housing through mortgage assistance and rent-control.
We must foster a coalition between the providers, government and
faith/religious base charity organizations for a safety net with
affordable healthcare for, the poor and vulnerable. Maximize the
opportunities of founding from both tire federal and city availability to
continue expanding community care centers.
We must develop new ways of financing to allow city entrepreneurs to
start or expand businesses that create jobs for our citizens. We must
forge a working partnership between business, private citizens and city
employees to make the city government more effective and efficient We must
maintain and improve our business climate and remove obstacles so that our
companies become strong innovators and competitors.
We must preserve for our children and grandchildren our clean
forests, lake and rivers, preserve and expand our parks and natural
preserves, promote the development of environmentally clean technologies;
and protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay.
HONESTY IN GOVERNMENT
We must restore our citizens' belief in the honesty of our political
system, reform our ethic and campaign finance laws, and involve our
citizens more directly in our government. Also, reform of the system to
serve better with fair and equitable treatment of all citizens and
accountability from management and staff of all agencies.
A copy of our report is filed with the Director of the Office of
Paid by DOMINGUEZ FOR COUNCIL
A.D. 'Tony' Dominguez, Treasurer