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Shame on NL council, attorney for inaction

Richard Beplat New London

Publication: The Day

Published 11/22/2012 12:00 AM
Updated 11/21/2012 04:08 PM

Shame on the City Council/city attorney for their collective failure to deal responsibly with the petition for a budget referendum in New London. Perhaps next year the budget petition and ballot referendum should be worded differently.

I suggest something like the following: "I reject the proposed city budget for general government and any revisions by the City Council that exceeds 2 percent of last year's $41.3 million budget."

The good news is that we have a year to finalize the wording. Otherwise, shame on us for being tricked again.

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