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Roddey’s system fails voters

Allegheny County Executive Jim Roddey did nothing to stop the waste of millions of our tax dollars on Sabre Systems and their fly-by-night system of assessments. Then, he spent a large amount of money on subsequent appeal hearings in an attempt to straighten out the inequities of the assessment fiasco. He has overtaxed us and now brags about his balanced budget — and about the amount of money the county has in the bank. Anyone can balance a budget when his system has overtaxed the people.

And now, he proposes to give back some of the overcharges to senior citizens. Isn’t that wonderful• Mr. Roddey is going to give us some of the money we originally overpaid in the first place! If the voters believe his version of reality, we will get more of the same in the future.

And, to all the Democrats who vote for Republicans — isn’t it time for a change?

John Tabis
Indiana Township

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