I don't have much income left for Lake to tax

2013-05-10T00:00:00Z I don't have much income left for Lake to tax nwitimes.com
May 10, 2013 12:00 am

This is my third and hopefully the last comment on the proposed Lake County income tax.

Here is my personal knowledge of my living income:

Total income $1,500 more or less, probably less.

Medical insurance premiums:

  • Part "B" taken from Social Security Check before receiving check: $104.00 per month.
  • Part "B" supplemental insurance: $180.16 per month.
  • Prescription insurance: $33.90 per month.
  • Dental insurance: $170.73 quarterly.

Total medical insurance is $4,499.64. These premiums go up every year and never down.

House insurance and car insurance premiums are $500 to $600 each per year. There goes another $1,000 to $1,200 out of my wallet.

Next we have NIPSCO, phone company, water bill and on and on.

I also note that as of July, I will be a two-year survivor of breast cancer. Now you can understand that I can never be without insurance.

Lake County politicians want to take away money from me, but there's not much left, as you can see.

- Carol Jean Hall, Crown Point

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