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October 21, 2013

Oct. 21, 2013: Letters to the editor

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We have no love for the IRS. Still, we doubt that it is lying in wait to seize “millions” from our state because one state employee is put into a wrong category.

It is clear who is trying to hurt Hoosiers: It is the self-appointed proponents of a twisted idea of “sovereignty.”

If the AG won’t dismiss this ill-advised political lawsuit, the governor and he should explain why.

The time for legal and political games is over. It is time to get people insured. Indiana should be here to help its people.

As legislators, we can live with the idea that ideology leads some to deny science or the laws of economics. However, we cannot sit by while elected leaders try to deny us the insurance we need to protect our health.

The State of Indiana should be signing up people for health care, not seeking to end it.

Rep. Charlie Brown D-GaryRep. Ed DeLaneyD-Indianapolis

Tipton’s troublesare only beginning

As you might already have heard, the planning commission passed a wind ordinance in Tipton County with an overlay district.

That basically means wind farm operators can move into Tipton County. All the wind company has to do is ask for a variance.

It was a long, hard fight, and I appreciate all the help from the CRD. The overlay starts with the wind farm in Windfall, which makes me sick because the elected officials have done enough to Windfall residents.

Election time will come up, and Mr. Heron’s seat is one that is coming up the end of this year. Come election time, you need to do the right thing and replace these officials. They would not and did not listen to the wind opponents at all.

I will give Mr. Ashley and Mr. VanBibber their kudos. They wanted to ban all wind farms, which would’ve protected the residents.

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