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CITY TO PURCHASE NEW MEGASITE—COST UNKNOWN TO PUBLIC—40 YEARS OF DEBT TO BUY

June 7, 2017 The Monticello News recently printed an article titled, “City to Purchase Megasite for Water, Growth”  Even though the Monticello News reported “the purchase WILL be made through USDA grants and loans,” there has NOT been a grant … Continue reading

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JDA SAYS $1,136,600,000 OF BONDS FOR BAXTER WERE COMMON KNOWLEDGE—FACT OR FICTION?

January 25, 2016 Is what TWG said about the $1,136,600,000 in JDA bonds the “reckless disregard for the truth” and false as JDA members contend, or did TWG expose something no one knew about and caught the JDA in their … Continue reading

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IT’S ABOUT TIME THE CITIZENS GOT TO KNOW MORE OF THE STORY ABOUT “ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT” DEALS

August 28, 2015 Soon, all the deals made by economic development authorities all over the state and country, will have a little sunshine on them, and the taxpayers that end up paying for those deals will have a better idea … Continue reading

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