“I hate to make it sound like it’s ‘money, money, money,’ but it is. Because you need the money to finance the hospital, which we know is critical.” – Rita Franquez
While lawmakers continue to hear the compromise measure proffered by Governor Calvo, Speaker Cruz and Senator Rodriguez, concerned residents like Rita Franquez have come to the table with ideas.
“Raise all vehicle and license fees. Everybody drives, but not everybody pays taxes.”
“We need money for staff, staff is not cheap. And the modern equipment … if we’re lucky enough to get that equipment, beautiful. But are we going to put that modern equipment in a deteriorating facility?”