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Credibility gap

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Dear Editor:I am concerned this year that there are so many ballot issues that some people may be discouraged from voting. I also believe that some agencies such as School District RE-2 can quietly slip a tax increase by without taking the trouble to inform the electorate. They lost the last try, due to deception and misinformation. I don’t think that the other extreme of no information will work either. Maybe they are planning a blitz too close to the election for any opposition to respond. They have a serious credibility gap that they should have been working on all summer. Most people feel that they are already over-regulated and overtaxed. Government agencies take the position that the common citizen is either stupid or crooked. Then they expect us to willingly pay for their control and wild spending. Somebody owes us an apology.Ross L. TalbottNew Castle


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