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Diane Foley

Public safety levy is 'beyond necessary'

I've lived at the same place in Billings for 24 years. My communications to The Billings Gazette have generally been about reasonable ways to save my tax dollars. I've wanted to hold on to that money for myself. I made this clear in a letter published Oct. 17, 2014.

January 21, 2015 12:00 amLoading…

Students bully others out of sight of teachers

I'm reading in The Billings Gazette about the suicide of 11-year-old Zoey Not Afraid. I'm seeing and hearing about the possibility that she hanged herself because she was bullied at school.

November 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Meth concerns spur support for safety levy

I've written numerous letters on how to save my tax dollars. This is the first letter I've written, willing and agreeing to increase them.

October 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

More disclosure needed on Lockwood sewer taxes

In the Aug. 28 Gazette, I see letters that report unfairness in our area.

September 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ask more questions about Beach imprisonment

Montana has a proud history of "vigilante justice." It worked in past centuries when the Montana justice system was understaffed. It got rid of serious, proven criminals and made life safer for early Montana families.

August 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Reader demands information from IHS

An article in the June 2 Gazette made known that Indian Health Service patients are forced to suffer a critical lack of direct care. The conditions they have endured are beyond poor health care — some patients have even died.

June 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Don't waste money on courthouse clock repair

Issues that increase my tax dollars often get my attention. I've written on reasonable ways to diminish my tax burden and I've written my views on wasting tax money. I'm proud that the opinion page of The Billings Gazette has published my views at times.

May 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Funding drug courts is the way to go

I see in the March 30 Gazette that there is a way to make life better for me as a taxpayer, better for people who are substance abusers and better for the population who has to deal with them.

April 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Kudos to Falstad for used-car title article

Jan Falstad should get a State of Montana Justice award for the accurate research she did to save a lot of money for people who buy used cars. (The Billings Gazette, Sunday, Sept. 4.)

September 16, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Keeping seniors in assisted living makes sense

I like to keep my money as much and as long as possible. That's why I'm writing. Here's one way to save Montana taxpayers $15 million: Give more money to Medicaid assisted care and keep residents and patients in assisted living.

July 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

More money needed for assisted living

More reimbursement to assisted-care facilities — not less — is needed. This will save me, as a taxpayer, a lot of money! Medicaid clients' reimbursements at assisted-care facilities need this money, because nursing homes are much more expensive.

June 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

We ought to know where poison is going

I saw disturbing and alarming information in the May 24 Gazette by Matthew Brown from the Associated Pressl The article detailed dangerous sicknesses, also deaths, in Libby from asbestos-related illness.

June 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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