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Attention Austin Voters!    Three Non-Partisan Issues

Issue 1 - Current Debt

Detroit declared bankruptcy with a total debt of $18 billion... But, are you aware that the level of Austin's known Bond Debt stands at a staggering level well over $8 billion?   Consider, "unfunded liabilities"  such  as accumulated retirement debt are NOT included. 
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Cartoon Shows Tax-Payers Situation  

Issue 2 - Tricky Wording

If you think you know for sure  what you're actually voting on by reading a Bond Project Ballot... THINK AGAIN!!

Reality of Bundeling Projects together under loose headings is that it strips away the real power of Austin voters!
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Issue 3 - Fund Transfers 

Did you know that current City Hall practice allows bond funds to be transferred from Voter Approved Projects to Projects that have never been on a Ballot? 
    While this practice may be legal, I cannot see how anyone could honestly defend it!                   
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        Good look at our TAX Problem
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