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PUYALLUP: Anti-tax vitriol off-target against schools

Letter by Todd Kelley, Puyallup on Jan. 28, 2013 at 11:16 am | No Comments »
January 28, 2013 3:15 pm

A “yes”’ vote for Puyallup schools is a no-brainer.

Even though my children will likely have graduated before the full effect of the $279.6 million levy comes to full fruition, a yes vote is money well spent. It is one of the many worthy things our tax dollars go to support.

Given the past track record of these ballot measures, I have to ask why so many in the Puyallup School District put our children in the middle of their anti-government vitriol. Will they ever get a clue that if these levies fail, the schools will only need more in the future? Don’t our children deserve to be in warm, safe, modern schools and have the technology they need to succeed?

Go after other areas where governments– local, state or federal – frivolously waste our hard-earned dollars. Take our children out of the middle of a tax war and give them what they need to succeed by voting yes for Puyallup schools. For $15 a month, don’t they deserve it?

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