Strokes from other Pens

Letter to the Editor


October 19, 2022

Proposition FF – another tax is not a free lunch

Once again voters are asked to approve a new tax for another program. This time for Healthy School Meals for All Public School Students which sounds like a good idea. Who doesn’t want healthy food for all children — whoops this is just for some public school kids. Over 30 percent of public school children already get free lunches and wouldn’t qualify for this Colorado program. Neither would home school or private school children in Colorado qualify.

Currently, 31 percent of public students are eligible for free school meals through the National...

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