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Officials to Hear Budget Pitches

March 9, 2013

By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer Ohio County’s department heads are scheduled to make their pitches for the fiscal 2014 budget next week. Following their regular 6 p.m....

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Hefner

Mar-10-13 10:05 AM

Curly, Moe, and Larry. Good God what a trio of incompetence.

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mikeyd

Mar-10-13 8:25 AM

once the "officials" get their hands on a dollar it disappears like magic.no matter how much they really have it'll never be enough.they are a greedy bunch.everybody pays and they grab.

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Triton

Mar-09-13 5:07 PM

Government being what it is, will officials be there seeking to expand their agencies? In an area with a declining population why is that? Why do county offices need to expand every year? In the past elections we were told that energy and the Highlands have made us so well off, but there seems to be no return to the taxpayer on the "windfall". Perhaps its not there afterall. I do not recall a single property tax rollback from the Highlands or gas. How can you have that much commerical property and no tax reduction to homeowners? Government seems to embrace the role of the parasite bully. We saw Marshall County BOE gobble the new tax assessemnt revenues, and in OC we see the BOE wants to gain $500K by shutting off the library's stipend that we voted for in the last levy. The taxpayer can never catch a break, but in the elections they are all going to lower taxes, create more jobs and provide heaven on earth. More cousins on the payrolls.

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