Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | School Lunch Menus | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 

Catch speeders, fill city coffers

July 22, 2014

To the editor: City desperate for cash? Raising property taxes once again? How about nailing most every vehicle on Broadway regarding all the speeding going on? Posted speed zones are 30 or 35 mph,......

« Back to Article

 
 
sort: oldest | newest

Comments

(2)

JReader

Jul-23-14 11:18 AM

Catch and ticket speeders to keep people safe not as a source of revenue to offset property tax increases. It's like raising the gas tax to fix the roads. Guess what happens when you do it ? People drive less or acquire more efficient cars and tax revenues end up going down. So, if you start nabbing speeders people will slow down (good thing) but so will the issuance of tickets and in turn the revenue generated from the tickets. So in the end property taxes (or other taxation) will go up anyway. A better solution is to look at ways to better control spending.

1 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

tolerance

Jul-22-14 10:48 PM

And people do not speed through Sleepy Eye? Why pick on New Ulm?

3 Agrees | 0 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Showing 2 of 2 comments
 
 

Post a Comment

You must first login before you can comment.

*Your email address:
*Password:
Remember my email address.
or
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web