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webmaster | 07/25/13

Regarding the shooting of four men Friday, who then rushed to the hospital: What is going to be our out-of-pocket cost for this one event? What is the cost of gang medical care this year so far?

I have asked this before and have received no answers. Is it because no one wants to know? Or is it that we are not allowed to know? Perhaps we should change the function of the grand jury. They should be the collectors of taxes and payers of the bills. Bills submitted may not be paid.

Gang medical ... not paid. Trips by elected officials ... not paid. Cell phones for government workers ... not paid. Goodies for welfare ... not paid. The only way to control spending, is for us to pay the bills.

Someone, please get rid of the fox that is guarding the hen house.

On a positive note: The 311 system is a great system, just like the old days when Wilma was on the switchboard. Animal Control and Mosquito Abatement are other good departments. Roads? Oh well.

Bill Hoffrage,


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