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March 26, 2019, 06:16:19 pm
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Author Topic: Sell me on voting yes for the Vision Public Safety package.  (Read 8231 times)
City Father
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« Reply #45 on: April 03, 2016, 10:54:39 am »

We sure as hell don't need any more firefighters....

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Just Cruz'n

« Reply #46 on: April 03, 2016, 01:18:12 pm »

I remember one telling me he had to buy his own equipment because the stuff supplied by TFD was out of date and in poor condition. That would have been easy to vote for. Even so, it should be well separated from a Vision type measure.

onward...through the fog
T-Town Elder
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These Aren't the Droids You're Looking For

« Reply #47 on: April 07, 2016, 08:49:24 pm »

Was there ever a disclosure of who the deep-pocket backers are?

(answering own question)  Oh, the taxpayers.

So is lobbying / politicking with tax money even legal?  There's currently a DPS employee in hot water over something similar.

"Tulsa will lay off police and firemen before we will cut back on unnecessarily wasteful streetlights."  -- March 18, 2009 TulsaNow Forum
« Reply #48 on: April 07, 2016, 10:26:21 pm »

We spent $202M on the police department and $24M on public education. That's not progress.
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