Scanning our government stories from the past month ….
“I still feel very strongly that when taxpayer dollars are given to benefit one company over another, the government is still picking winners and losers.”
— Linda Shook, Lee County Chairman, on why she feels strongly against granting tax incentives
“We are not in the business of giving away taxpayer money to nonprofits on an annual basis … We’re going to be in the business of picking winners and losers.”
— James Womack, Lee County Commissioner, quote after county passes stricter policy regarding granting funds to nonprofit agencies