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Austin has long since been perceived as a town of creative innovators. Given the City’s recent regulatory attempts with the sharing and gig economy (Uber, AirBnB, Scooters), what is your position on how the City should handle emerging technologies and emerging markets? What is your view, generally, on the conflict between consumer demands and government interests? Similarly, when non-profits secure grant funding for innovative social solutions that requires a local match, what is your view on city funding being available for the match?

Austin has the potential to become the most innovative city on the planet, as I have indicated above. It’s all about liberating the most amount of people from the wage clock so we can increase our probabilities of sourcing the most cutting-edge companies in every sector from Austin. In general, the government should allow maximum innovation, and only step in to protect sovereignty and maximum freedom for ALL people. We as government should focus on creating the ENVIORNMENT for innovation and creative entrepreneurship to occur. This again, is why we need Universal Resource Access. This is where the planet is heading, and the first cities who adopt it will have more of an edge and be better prepared for global system shifts. I do not think the city should be spending any money on financial incentives for businesses, especially ones that aren’t based here in Austin. We should always invest in the fundamental resource infrastructure, to create the environment for the market to operate freely within the protections of full sovereignty across many generations.