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Letters to the Editor

Questions about Prop 1

August 1, 2014

Letter to the Editor: On August 5, 2014, voters are being asked to approve a ballot proposal that will supposedly eliminate the collection of personal property taxes for most businesses operating in Michigan.  However, after examining the proposal, the words: personal property tax, do not even appear. Quoting the proposal: A yes vote will reduce the state use tax and…

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Scottville’s Main Street program: A failure or success?

June 11, 2014
Scottville’s Main Street program: A failure or success?

Letter to the editor. By Bill Brooks, Scottville. As the Main Street group attempts to convince the public that it is a success, the question is why is it necessary to do so. I see it as neither a success nor a failure. I see it as a way for the government to provide jobs for architects, engineers, and aspiring…

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Hamlin transportation committee rides on

June 1, 2014

Letter to the editor. Dear Editor, The rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated, to paraphrase Mark Twain. Hammie has visited the auto body shop and has been repaired, good as new, from his recent collision with the wall of opposition. Fortunately, Hammie has many friends who offered transportation while he was incapacitated. Too bad he couldn’t ride the bus.…

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Corrections deputies put themselves in danger everyday

April 11, 2014

A letter to the editor. In the past three years, Mason County has had more than its share of high profile crimes with the Baby Kate case, the wounding of Ludington Police Department Sgt. David Maltbie and the cold-blooded murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield II. These cases have affected the people of Ludington, Mason County and the…

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Letter: Concern over the police chief’s comments

March 26, 2014

Letter to the Editor: This letter from a reader is in reference to comments made by Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett during Monday’s Ludington City Council meeting. See the story here.  Dear Mr. Barnett, I read on Mason County Press, March 25, 2014 edition, the comments you made at the public forum in Ludington MI. While I can understand there…

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