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The most short-sighted budget cut?

September 13, 2013

To the editor: Lee County residents should be very alarmed about the imminent grounding of half of Lee Tran’s buses after 6 p.m. every day....

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Sep-20-13 12:06 AM

The county overspent last year $36 million on land when trying to cut the budget by $50 million.

This year they over spent $30 million and still have a $30 million deficit after a second try at the budget.

I give them a grade of F minus.

But Cape Coral takes first place with a ZERO. I see the vast majority orf the city staff did not bolt for the EXITS. They are still in place and have no plans to leave.

The six firefighters that left for Fairfax, Va. did not write for their fellow workers to join them? Are they still in Fairfax, Va. with big wage increase and HUGGGGEEEE realestate costs?

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Sep-13-13 10:15 AM

Funny, we taxpayers don't want our taxes raised, but we want services. It's like givng your head of household 200 dollars a week to run the house and when elctric, food and the insurance costs go up, more money is needed and if not given to the head of household, electric gets shut off or insurances are cancelled, something has to go. We can't have it both ways...

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