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Taxpayers have right to know

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Because the taxpayers have a right to know, have a need to know and want to know, that’s why. The argument is as simple as that.

Sure, a school district, a city, a county, a utility district or a state government can post legal notices online at little or no cost. But so what? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear, does it make a sound? If a notice gets posted on an obscure Web site and taxpayers don’t think to look at the site, does the notice really matter?

Nope. That’s why newspaper notice is important.

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