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Vote no on referendum

Published 5:06pm Thursday, September 6, 2012

Dear editor,

Every one please remember to get out and vote for the referendum on dipping into the “gas and oil” rainy day fund. Don’t let the wording of the referendum scare you into voting yes!

If politicians get their hands on that money, they will not pay it back, and it makes it that much easier to go back and raid the money again.

The budget needs to balance, yes. But take some cost cutting measures in other ways. Reform Medicaid, look for ways to do away with fraud and cut some salaries, starting at the top. Do away with some state cars. I could go on and on. Just vote no and save this money for a real emergency. Don’t let the politicians raid the fund!

Janet Edwards, Jemison

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