Archive for October 9th, 2009

Debt Exclusion (2009-10-9)

Here are two terms we will hear a lot about in the very near future. Override and Debt Exclusion. What is the difference? I found a clear answer at this website. I have paraphrased it below. “An Override is a permanent increase in taxes whereas a Debt Exclusion is a temporary increase in taxes. Each requires […]

Police hiring1 (2009-10-9)

I was struck this morning by the following Sound-off in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune;  Police hiring I would like to respond to Mayor Manzi’s article in Sunday’s newspaper. I’m disgusted with his response to the reasons why the officers weren’t hired. I think he’s just scrambling to say anything to cover himself. I hope the […]