A sad state of affairs

On Thursday, June 18, 2015 Hardeman Commissioners met and passed the county budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal years. The meeting included a “public hearing” and citizens wishing to speak could sign up to do so. The problem with the meeting was the location.
The meeting, to approve the budget and allow citizens to speak on the budget was held in “The Little Courthouse”, a historic building with seating capacity that would only accommodate the county mayor, the attorney, and the recorder and newspaper reporters.

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