White Cliff Project Yes, Funding
By Samuel Bergeron
August 11, 2006
I want everyone to know that I support the Arts Council and their
efforts to renovate the old White Cliff School.
The entire time I spent on the Borough Assembly I consistently
voted for full funding for the Art Council when the community
grants were considered. I'm a season ticket holder and only miss
a show when I'm unable to go or I'm out of town.
When I speak against a sales tax increase, it's not about opposition
to the project itself, mostly it's because we're asking a group
of people, through tax on residential rent and food, some of
whom can't afford food and rent now, to pay for it. It violates
my ethics to the core. I support the Arts and their efforts to
renovate White Cliff, but not through a tax that inadvertently
targets the poor.
Ketchikan, AK - USA
About: I'm a life-long Alaskan
who loves the State I was born in and the good people who reside
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