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State doesn’t always share common sense

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So let me get this right.

The state presents a budget that is all about sharing services to lower our tax burden.

Then the state says Jefferson County and the city of Watertown can’t share jail facilities.

In our world, that makes perfect sense.Right along with lowering revenues to and increasing mandates on local governments and making us the villain if we increase taxes.

You just can’t make this stuff up.

Philip C. Hathway

Diana

The writer is a member of the Lewis County Board of Legislators.

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