[funsec] I think that more of my state tax dollars need to goto security

Young, Keith Keith.Young at montgomerycountymd.gov
Wed Mar 28 10:11:07 CDT 2007


>> On Wed, 28 Mar 2007 09:22:14 EDT, Don Blumenthal said:
>>
>> OK. You want more state tax dollars to go to security.  Now, which 
>> choice would you prefer?
>> 
>> A) Name a state agency or service who's budget you will cut, and be 
>> prepared to live without that service at current levels.  You take it

>> from higher ed, you have to accept the tuition hike that will follow.

>> You take it from transportation, you have to live with more potholes 
>> and dangerously degraded bridges.
>> 
>> B) Accept a tax hike to cover the cost.
>> 
>> Now for the tricky part - convince enough *other* voters of your
state 
>> that a legislator can launch a bill to make it happen without 
>> committing political suicide.

Or better yet:

D) Change the mindset/policies of the government agency to run it like a
for-profit business. 

DrSolly said: 
> C) Reduce the politicians salaries.

Trust me, people don't work for the government to earn a high salary...
:-)

--Keith

Keith Young, Security Official
Department of Technology Services
Montgomery County, Maryland
phone - (240) 777-2955



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