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Cutting day care is penny-wise but pound-foolish

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Cutting day care is penny-wise but pound-foolish I read Shannon Luibrand’s Aug. 24 article, “Head Start programs take hit from federal budget cuts,” with interest. As president of the board of Schenectady Day Nursery, it seems timely to point out that day care centers like ours have also been adversely affected by the budget cuts. Our situation is different in that it is working families, typically from the lower end of the income scale, who ...


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robbump
September 9, 2013
3:49 p.m.

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Tom DiCerbo writes (in "No need for business’ disparaging name") "the owners... have every right to paint ... and sell ... anywhere they want, except on public land or at government-sponsored events."
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Where does it say (in our articles of freedom) that we check in our rights at the door of the government?
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Let the market decide if these folks should be in business, not the government or individuals with their shorts in a bind. If enough people feel as Mr. DiCerbo, the business will disappear.

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