Ask public officials questions in a public forum

2014-01-06T00:00:00Z Ask public officials questions in a public forum
January 06, 2014 12:00 am

What qualifies the use of Indiana's $2 billion rainy day fund?

How does giving bicycles to underprivileged children improve their lot in life?

What concessions, tax breaks, abatements were given to lure profit-driven companies to Indiana? How much is this going to cost Indiana taxpayers?

Why are new and rebuilt roads in Northwest Indiana toll roads? Why are roads in the balance of Indiana free?

Can the present occupant of the governor's mansion justify cutting $57 million from planned and funded revenue plans?

How can the privatized schools touted by the now former Indiana superintendent of public instruction get an ''F'' grade?

Justify talking down prekindergarten as a statewide program over cost only?

What is the plan for the 19,000 unemployed Hoosiers who lost their unemployment insurance on Dec. 28?

I am sure there are more questions that should be answered by all public officials, but they won't be answered unless they are asked in a public forum!

- Gerald E. Jawor, Hobart

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