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  •  The feasibility study (2+ / 0-)
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    Alice Olson, sethtriggs

    was paid for, in part, by the Convention and Visitors Bureau, which is funded by a hotel tax. So while it may have been tax dollars, it was highly likely that those were dollars from non-Syracuse residents, not from locals.

    •  to me...it doesn't matter (2+ / 0-)
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      4mygirls, milkbone

      ...which taxes helped fund the feasibility study...the mere fact that taxpayers helped pay for means...it should be made available to the public. (The larger question is: why wouldn't they want to make the feasibility study public?)

      •  Agreed (0+ / 0-)

        The university bungled this for sure, maybe because they are between chancellors. Trying to keep the study private sure doesn't look good.

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