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Better Business By Bickering? Brand & Bredefeld Bash Away.

Two Fresno leaders went head-to-head Thursday over the best way for the city to improve its business climate. And their months-long war of words continued on the city council dais, each trading insults and accusations. Councilman Garry Bredefeld and Mayor Lee Brand debated the merits of how to hold the...

Bredefeld Floats Money Back Guarantee. Will it Sink or Swim?

Dueling ideas for improving Fresno’s reputation for business friendliness are headed for another showdown. Fresno City Councilman Garry Bredefeld plans to officially introduce his "Money Back Guarantee" ordinance to his colleagues next Thursday (March 22). Showdown No. 1 happened Wednesday at the Fresno Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Council in...