"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Region views on government spending

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Christine Griggs, Hammond | "Provide for public services like the fire department and police department. I would increase hiring, buying new equipment and providing better pay."

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Robert Comer, Hammond | "Bettering the roads and the school system. Beautification projects and tearing down old abandoned buildings."

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Terrie Johnson, Valparaiso | "Schools are a good thing. I definitely believe education is a major focus. I have children. Infrastructure is also important and I believe that U.S. dollars should be spent in U.S. companies."

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Judy Kralik, Valparaiso | "I'd like free Medicare. I don't want things to change like Social Security or other social benefits, either."

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Angela McFadden, Valparaiso | "Education, definitely. If you spend a little on your children you're going to give the next generation a chance."

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

"What is a reasonable expenditure for tax dollars?"

Jose Cisneros, Griffith | "Pay off the debt and any other bills."

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