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City trying to acquire 2 news police cars

March 4, 2013

ALPENA —The Alpena Municipal Council held a public information hearing before Monday’s regular council meeting to allow interim Police Chief Joel Jett an opportunity to explain the possibility of......

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Mar-05-13 4:21 PM

Strings, indeed. The Feds already are controlling 'our' Marine Sanctuary, along with a goodly portion of Lake Huron. Perhaps they wish to send our water south with the RTW jobs.

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Mar-05-13 12:43 PM

The real question that needs to be ask is what is required of the City of Alpena in exchange for accepting these federal dollars? Federal money does not come without strings.

As for money and the federal government. The CBO predicted this week that federal tax revenue will reach record levels of 2.7 trillion dollars. So all of the President's talk of revenues rings hollow. The real issue remains to be the excessive spending.

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Mar-05-13 10:16 AM

...And just what does the Dept. of Agriculture have to do with police car purchasing? Talk about Big Government, and this area is firmly in the hands of the GOP mindset, so going begging to the Government is unseemly.

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Mar-05-13 10:13 AM

Did we forget the sequester? Money does not grow on trees, despite the Department of Agriculture being involved.

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