All about KASICH? or is it all about union benefit packages that have been borderline bankrupting the entire nation? stated:11 yrs. since additional funding,,, yea right! Does anyone believe that statement? lets consider some of the tax base in the last 11 yrs,, Westford community, Villa Rosa development,,Meadows, Fox Den, Tippecanoe Woods, Kings Lane, $26M on 1 home on Tippecanoe RD., Busing stopped, and the list goes on, No One states that the money is all gone,,, the board only states that it has been a long time and about time for more money revenue,,,, stand up against those that just want more and NO cuts in benefit packages to save,, if the board cannot seem to have any answer other than "WE NEED MORE! remove them,,, they took that job knowing they were there to straighten out the spending,,, not demanding more money to find ways to spend!
July 25, 2013 at 7:36 p.m.
Good idea BOARDMAN! Raise taxes,, raise taxes raise taxes again,, and then go after an income tax on top of that,,, another GOVERNMENT money grab! If Boardman does not have enough money with the current tax base, then there is so much waste in government there needs to be an investigation! Also,, if this is a serious discussion to give more money to YOUNGSTOWN ( CITY of wasteful spending and declining citizens ) then it is time to replace the existing trustees! The city just received major income source from the new V&M plant, but has anyone seen where this money goes? Water service in the MCClurg area is not effected as the source is NOT Youngstown water ,, it is AQUA water, so that is not the reason,,, paying top dollar for someone like LOREE and his answer is "WE NEED MORE MONEY!",,,, TYPICALREMOVE ALL of the leaders and get some honest citizens that stop spending instead of needing more,,,
July 25, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.
Wait a minute, so to speak. Those that state that the late comers should not have gotten a seat, and got their earlier.If the letter from Saxton (man in charge) states the doors will be open until 2pm. The guy at 1:59 with a ticket is absolutely not later than the guy that was there at 1:00 for the commencement. As was stated, if TICKETS were more plentiful than seats, then it is a school problem, but it was stated in the VINDY article,, the doors were closed at 1:45 because that was what BPD always did in the past,, poor excuse, as I stated earlier,, even at that,, the BPD could have explained that the seating was all taken, instead they held their steadfast ways:"WE DON'T HAVE TO EXPLAIN ANYTHING, WE ARE AUTHORITY! TYPICAL!
June 4, 2013 at 10:08 p.m.
What should be a surprise, it is just another example of government control with NO common sense involved.No one knows why something is done, doors closed at 1:45 because it used to be that way,, common sense would play a factor that parents of students want to attend their graduation and the police could have accommodated even if it meant for them to assist in the seating,, but NO, they do as they feel and tough luck! The police motto : serve and protect is lost, CONTROL is the new system and the idea that WE the taxpayer pay their salaries has NO meaning. INSTEAD of police working to be controllers, try being a citizen first and work with the public and maybe police and citizen relationship will increase instead of the animosity that currently plays a factor
June 4, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.
Seems that no one understands government practices. Just as the sequester in Federal gov. , even though airline expenses are paid for by the airlines, tickets sales, fuel taxes, they furlough off the air traffic controllers and tsa to let the public understand they need more money. Schools have money for raises, fantastic stadiums, fine arts centers, but no money to get the students to school, so they stop busing first. In summary, just as the article states: in typical gov. fashion, move money from one fund to another, they always show they need more money while millions sit in rainy day funds to be wasted on some other useless project they feel necessary, but nothing to do with increasing educational standards. They still teach the same math, science and English that were taught 20 years ago. Remember this thought: "cemeteries are full of people that the world thought we could not do without! As far as the weak link in AUSTINTOWN, what makes the trustees feel they are superior that replacement would not benefit the township!!
May 4, 2013 at 11:03 a.m.
just as with all government operations, they come in and make decisions for the workers and have never studied the actual concerns for the operations. They have fit everyone rules that do not always apply to everyone's business, but it is a way to fine and take big money, instead of trying to work with companies to make this a better working atmosphere. The gov. agency OSHA is best noted for giving ridiculous fines and of NO assistance to anyone except their cause and financial gain.Has there been a major source of injuries at the plant , then they have cause to be there, not to fine, but to discuss alternative solutions, but NO the money comes first and foremost as with current regulations in all gov. forms
April 16, 2013 at 5:02 a.m.
typical government objective, always trying to get more taxpayer dollars from the public METROPARKS already have a levy, try living within their means and stop overspending.. All that has been decided is they need more money,, just not sure what it can all be spent on!
March 12, 2013 at 5:16 a.m.
Typical government, wait for their studies. Fracking has been going on in TEXAS for years with little to NO problems,,everyone is screaming contaminating ground drinking water,,,, fracking occurs over 6000 ft underground in areas already surrounded by brine. Only corrupted disposal of the fracking solution is the problem around OHIO, and that is criminal, but the fracking process in not a health concern. Before those that speak in defiance of fracking,, maybe they should know something about it before they open their mouth,,,, best lesson to be taught to Bob Hagan
March 3, 2013 at 5:40 p.m.
well said! Unless the oil companies have a tree that produces money, the taxes are just passed on to the consumer, in other words,, another tax hike! Lowering the state income tax and raising the oil tax was to bring in an extra $3B per year for the state of OHIO. Just remember, the final consumer funds this money, another hidden government cost, when was the last time the government did anything that saved you money. The workers of America pay over half of their wages in taxes and the government wants more.
February 21, 2013 at 5:21 a.m.
Just what the people need, politicians like HAGAN trying to have authority to regulate anything. He screams fracking at an injection well problem, and he claims he knows the amount of waste being dumped when the investigators studying the site have not come up with the total figures yet. The pollution limits that the gov set up, water PH is an illegal dump if it comes straight out of the water tap that we all drink, and is put into a stream, not knowing the contaminants that were found so far, how could any determination be conclusive until the study is complete? But our local politicians are screaming for action, the problem is being worked on, try getting anything,, anywhere being completed with the government involved and you will see what " slow as a snails pace " really means!
February 13, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.