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LETTER: Taxpayers left out of collective bargaining talks

Your Thursday editorial (“Henderson taxpayers pay thousands to departing workers”) was right on the mark and correctly describes the unconscionable and outrageous pay, benefits and pension disparities between public- and private-sector workers. Sadly, the taxpayer foots the bill without any input.

You mention that, “During contract talks, there’s nobody at the table representing those who are obliged to pay the bill.” This is more than a rhetorical statement. I ask: Why not? Taxpayers should be at the table. Isn’t there something that can be done to correct this problem?

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LETTER: Democrats imposed higher utility costs

Noticeably absent from your Friday article about the increasing utility costs is any mention of the new taxes imposed by our Democratic-controlled government.

LETTER: Here’s how to fix the police

Rep. Steven Horsford is naïve to think that President Joe Biden and a dysfunctional Congress can do anything to stop a tiny number of rogue cops from doing evil things.

LETTER: Time to burst China’s balloon

Kudos to our side for a measured, safe handling of last week’s suspected China spy balloon incident.

LETTER: Criminals won’t obey gun laws

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is seeking to limit where concealed weapons can be carried in his state.

LETTER: There’s no justification for this police beating

In response to Kenneth Braun’s Thursday letter (“Gas on fire”) justifying the actions of the Memphis police officers when they recently beat a young man to death