Dec 2, 2021
This week we take a close look at Opportunity Zones.
Four years after their launch into the economic development ecosystem, the capital gains tax program signed into law by former President Donald Trump has generated $18.9 billion in investment. This is a far cry from the initial estimates made in 2017.
Nov 26, 2021
Scott and Bruce grew up rolling their eyes at the 'older folks' around them complaining about this, that or the other thing.
'We're not going to do that when we're their age.'
So here we are, co-hosts of the 'On The Rocks Politica Podcast with an episode entitled '...and Another Thing!'
What is up with people...
Nov 19, 2021
In our episode 'On Apples & Infrastructure’, co-host Bruce Chester brings to the OTRP table the story of our local hero, John Chapman, better known to all as Johnny Appleseed.
A quintessential American story from the antebellum period.
The boys then picked apart the bi-partisan infrastructure bill, passed into law on...
Nov 11, 2021
What early experience influenced the political philosophy of co-hosts Bruce Chester and Scott M. Graves?
Did these two do anything more in college than smoke weed and read Beat poetry?
Interestingly enough, both men attended state institutions and both matriculated in performing arts programs. Each came out with some...
Nov 4, 2021
Well folks we all made it to Election Eve.
We decided to call it 'Election-itis 2021' and we bring to you tales from the campaign trial, special 'interviews' from Gardner City Council President Lizzie Kazinskas and the Mega-Mayor himself Mike Nicholson. Of course, there's so much more.
You'll find serious analysis...