NEWS COVERAGE OF TAX INCREASE AND SUBSEQUENT RESCISSIONon October 18th, 2011 at 5:36 PM
Follow The Links Below To Recent News Coverage Of the Tax Increase The Monarch Fire Protection District Board Of Directors Passed On September 27, 2011 And The Follow-Up Vote A Week Later To Correct This Ill-Advised Vote
- As reported in the St. Louis Post Dispatch
- As Reported in West Newsmagazine
- And Again in West Newsmagazine
- As Reported in the Suburban Journals
- As Reported On CBS News and KMOX Radio
Read the Comments associated with these stories to learn more about how the Fire Fighters’ Union views the taxpayers who they serve. Read their comments defending their wages, as if $80,000 plus is a nominal salary for taxpayers in the Monarch Fire Protection District. Read their comments equating taxpayers to Nazis and justifying fire district tax increases because school district taxes were raised. Read their comments about former Director Rick Gans, a clear advocate for the taxpayers, whom the Union defeated in its takeover of the Board of Directors in April, 2011.
Need we say more?