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    Letter: Public safety tax: Yes

    I am writing to support the Citizens for Safe Communities group's promotion of the Benton County public safety sales tax. For three cents on a $10 purchase, the community will be able to fund more law enforcement officers to improve our public's safety. The money will fund the Metro Drug Task Force...

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    Election letter -- Public safety tax: Yes

    Readers should take note that on the very same newspaper page announcing the formation of a citizens group supporting the Public Safety Sales Tax, there was also an article about three different local shootings occurring in the recent past. At least two of the shootings were gang related. Dozens...

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    Election letter -- Public safety tax: Yes

    I'm glad the Benton County commissioners plan to send the public safety sales tax to the voters. This is a ballot measure very important to our area, and is needed to maintain the quality of life we have come to expect.

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    Election Letter -- Congress: Wheeler

    According to his March 7 letter, Lenny Perkins' candidate for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Doc Hastings would not be a politician, would be an honest citizen, smart, faithful, loyal, perceptive, a believer in a higher power, a good listener, a good decision maker and a fearless leader...

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    Election letter: Pasco schools: Yes

    Election letter: Pasco schools: Yes

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    Election letter: Prosser schools: Yes

    Please vote yes on the upcoming Prosser School District Maintenance and Operations Levy and help insure the quality education that our students have always received. We will be voting on this very important measure on Feb. 11.

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    Election Letter: Prosser schools: Yes

    A question frequently asked by individuals seeking a healthy and vibrant community in which to live or locate their business is: "So, how are the schools?"

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    Election letter -- Kennewick port: Barnes

    John Givens claims to have more experience at the Port of Kennewick than anyone. The wrong kind of experience can be a bad thing. When Givens was director of the port, commissioners saddled the public with a multi-million dollar "industrial development district" tax, without a vote by the public...

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    Election letter -- State Senate: Brown

    Election letter -- State Senate: Brown

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    Election letter -- Initiative 522: Yes

    The long-term effects of consuming genetically engineered (GE) food have not been studied. However, since the introduction of genetically engineered organisms, there has been a sharp increase in food allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis in children under the...

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