Common Questions form the News Media

For Community People

  • Why are you here?
  • What are you trying to accomplish?
  • Whom do you represent? Any particular organizations?
  • Why are you concerned about this issue?
  • How does this issue affect you/your family, organization or business?
  • This problem has existed for decades; do you really think it's going to change?
  • What's new/different about this approach?
  • Aren't you being anit-business?
  • What's wrong with businesses that are acting within the law?
  • Isn't the answer to just educate people?
  • Why are you supporting officials for doing something they should have done anyway?

For officials

  • Isn't this something you should have been doing decades ago anyway?
  • What are you really doing to change these problems?
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