Should the mayor of Bloomington hold a monthly news conference, where any resident or member of the press can ask a question on any topic?
Incumbent mayor John Hamilton does not appear to think it’s very important to make himself available like that.
No such news conference has been held in the last three and a half years, which is the time The B Square has been in publication.
Hamilton is not seeking reelection. But I hope the next mayor of Bloomington thinks it’s important to hold a regular public event where anyone can ask a question.
Most Bloomington voters seem to think so, too. Continue reading “Column: Bloomington’s next mayor should routinely field questions in public from residents, press”