Utility and tax raises cause difficulty for seniors
If you watch the Puyallup City Council meetings, you will usually see me sitting behind the speakers. I’m the old, almost 91-year-old war veteran following local city politics.
On Tuesday (Oct. 13) , the council gave a proclamation to the Aging in Place Coalition and I wondered if John Palmer, John Hopkins, Julie Door and Heather Shadco realized how difficult their four years of extreme utility raises and tax raises have on us seniors. I am typing this on a typewriter. I can’t afford the cost of a computer, cellphone and cable. My neighbor gives me the newspaper after they are done reading it.
Steve Vermillion, Tom Swanson and Mayor Knutsen voted against the utility raises.
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Thanks for trying to leave me enough money for an envelope and stamp.
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