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Matter of Opinion

Sunday Twosome

STA sales tax. We're for it. Read here.

All of the sign posts point to this region needing reliable transit service. All of the recent changes show that STA can be trusted with the money

Funding programs that help kids? We're for it, but accountability is a must. Read here.

While social service professionals have their hands full rescuing and patching up damaged youngsters, the capacity must be developed to achieve more prevention and less intervention.

Yet at some point, the programs that emerge from this project will require reliable funding, and the taxpayers or others who pick up the tab are going to want persuasive evidence – not of services delivered but of lives improved.

A Matter of Opinion is really a matter of three opinions – those held by the people responsible for the opinion pages of The Spokesman-Review. Check in regularly to find out what they’re up to, what they think and where they differ and to joust with them if you want.