While 67 percent rate their home towns as either an excellent or good place to live, that’s down from 73 percent in February — and the lowest since 1980, when it was also 67 percent.
The hometown feelings mirror a statewide trend. Many residents are looking at their representatives and realizing that they do not have their best interests in mind.
There is a groundswell of dissatisfaction throughout the state. As jobs remain scarce and there is little incentives to help small businesses, the economy has not recovered in our state as it has in others. Real estate has not recovered and foreclosure rates are still high.
Recent high profile corruption cases in the tri state area are sure to spread.