She also served from 1997 to 2001 as volunteer president of the New London Development Corporation, dedicated to building the tax base, creating jobs and improving the quality of life for all citizens of New London,CT. During her tenure, NLDC managed $75 million in state infrastructure funding and attracted $300 million in private investment to New London, bringing 2100 new jobs to the city.
I know someone who might have a different view of this period in Claire Gaudiani’s life:
The husband’s name is David Burnett, if you care to google him.
When I heard about the Kelo case I interpreted as state v. property-owner. But the truth is more grotesque. It is a story that cries out for intervention from Benjamin Richards. It is a classic case of rich lords and poor serfs. It was the lead up to the TARP bailout.