Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato wants to clean up the DRPA and Pennsylvania’s government at the same time.
Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato says the Delaware River Port Authority is the poster child for reforms needed across state government. The candidate believes that government needs a complete overhaul, including a review of spending, and restricting outside work by people who recieve a full-time government paycheck. And fixing the problem could bring new private sector jobs, he says.
“Because as we do these reforms we win back the trust not just of the taxpayers but of the business leaders that believe that Pennsylvania is a streamlined government that is ready and open for business and want those companies to be here,” he says.
Onorato says, if elected, he would put a daily bridge user on the Delaware River Port Authority board to give the governmental body a reality check. The DRPA has promised to bar upper management from holding outside jobs, ban them from hiring relatives and open up the organization to outside auditors.
Onorato would also have a constitutional convention to overhaul the rules of government and hopefully streamline the government, he says.