Letters to the Editor

Manteca squandering 'police' tax

Manteca residents were taken in on the passing of a half-cent sales tax for hiring new police officers. Since its inception, they have only hired two police officers.

This tax was for another purpose -- to pay off the huge debt we incurred from spending on the sports complex. They redirected the money to build the sports complex. They also gave the Bass Pro shop a $61 million tax discount.

FLEENER RICHARDS

Manteca

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