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County budget shortchanges elections staff

Sedgwick County’s 2016 budget proposal touts the addition of two election workers as serving the County Commission’s goals for improving core county services. But County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman requested four new staff positions, and told The Eagle editorial board she “did not give consent to the removal of the two positions.”

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Opinion Line (July 29)

I am outraged by the actions of the Sedgwick County Commission majority. Reneging on funding agreements and pulling back on shared commitments to “pay cash for roads and bridges”? I smell personal agendas and ideology. Get ready for the community blowback. It’s coming.

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Opinion Line Extra (July 29)

Regarding the case of Sandra Bland, which began for not using a turn signal when she changed lanes: I’d like to know how many tickets the officer involved wrote in the past year for not using a turn signal when changing lanes.


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