Salida won't want to give up welfare

March 5, 2013 

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ED CRISOSTOMO/ Salida resident Nachita Quintero, center, and other residents show their NO SALIDA ANNEX sign during Salida Municipal Advisory Council meeting at Salida Library on Tuesday evening (01-29-13) in Salida CA.


I find it no surprise that the Salida Municipal Advisory Council voted to oppose annexation to Modesto. Just like a welfare recipient who doesn't want their cushy ride taken away, Salida is collecting $2.5 million in subsidized services. That could be 20+ more sheriff's deputies if Stanislaus County, and every citizen, was not paying for Salida.

I don't care whether they get annexed, or make their own city, or stay as they are. I do care that I have fewer sheriffs in my area because Salida is on welfare.



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