Campaign News

News

Well look who popped through the #pothole! I hope #Peoria county animal control can take #kangaroos Don’t forget to #vote and tell your friends APRIL 2! Find your polling place on my website martinforcouncil.org #freshfacefreshideas #citycouncil #peoriapotholes ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

REMINDER April 2 is Election Day! We have to fix our budget and increase our revenue wo taxing the hard working citizens of #Peoria otherwise we will NEVER #fix these #potholes VOTE Branden MARTIN for Peoria City Council I KNOW I CAN HELP FIX THIS TOWN! #freshfacefreshideas #citycouncil ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

I do apologize as the original email from the Journal Star was sent on March 5 saying that it would be posted in March 1. I naturally just thought that they had forget to send it to me or I had missed it. So I prepared to answer the remaining questions. I did however miss the follow up email stating there was a typo and it was for March 11. Below is my response if you wanted to see it.

1/ While public safety remains a priority for the city, the escalating cost of fire and police pensions has created a major conflict. How do you see resolving the need for public safety with city pensions that now take virtually all of the city's property tax revenue?

We have to make sure of citizens are always safe! The only way to truly change the pensions is through the state level. Until the voice is loud enough in Springfield it will never change. The only way it can be resolved locally is to increase our revenue streams, but not at the cost of the taxpayers. It needs to be done by growing the city economically and through population increase.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Congratulations to Bradley Braves Men's Basketball on winning today! #bu #bradley #marchmadness #freshfacefreshideas ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

April 2 Vote Branden Martin for Peoria City Council You want change? Tired of watching your hard earned money get flushed down a #pothole or spent on new #fees ? Start #voting ! This is the only election that #you can actually determine the outcome. I want to be the difference and represent YOU SHARE AND TELL 5 people and Give me all 5 of your votes #freshfacefreshideas #cipr #peoria #citycouncil ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook