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Letters to the Editor

Wolf's budget

| Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, 9:00 p.m.

When will Gov. Tom Wolf realize he does not own the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as he owned a cabinet company? The commonwealth belongs to the people and our legislators speak for us.

An overwhelming House majority (127-73) again defeated his proposed budget.

Wolf's budget will hurt those who can't afford to pay more sales taxes. He wants to take more money from people with higher income taxes. That's the poor, middle class and my class, seniors.

Reducing or eliminating property taxes would be very beneficial, but we've been hearing this property-tax song for 20 years. Can we believe it? Gov. Rendell's casino idea didn't work. Can anyone say he benefited from his minuscule tax reduction?

Gov. Wolf: Sign a budget without a tax increase and higher spending. Come back next year for another battle. You've got three more chances.

Dennis DiBon

Indiana Township

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