May 3, 2012 - Bruce Calhoun, RivertonHere we go again, more bureaucratic bull.
I'm talking about our city officials wanting to pass higher taxes on alcohol to help pay for the Alcohol Crisis Center by charging the innocent.
What should happen is that they charge the people that are receiving the benefits from the center (a bed, food and counseling). They could garnish the per capita payments that they receive, and for the other 15 percent they could garnish their wages.
That way the people that are required to use the facility are paying their own way. By requiring them to pay for the services they receive they would have less money to spend on more alcohol.
Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.