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Reprehensible cut

| Friday, March 10, 2017 8:57 p.m

It was reported that the Westmoreland County commissioners have cut funding to the Westmoreland County Food Bank by $49,000 ( “Westmoreland County slashes funding to social service agencies” ).

This cut amounts to about .0002 percent of the county’s $310,900,000 budget. To deny food to hungry families, seniors and children in the name of fiscal responsibility is reprehensible.

In a budget of well over $300 million there must be ways to save .0002 percent other than by taking food from the mouths of the poor.

Charles Henry


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