The City Failed To Communicate To Taxpayers About Hosting Migrant Children Here

Saturday, April 10, 2021

I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you to the city of Chattanooga for failure to communicate any information that Chattanooga would become a new home for a number of migrate children from the current administration mess on the border.

I guess the current taxpayers of Chattanooga will somehow directly or indirectly be paying for this. It might have been nice to know this was going to land in our lap. Both Washington and local city officials missed the boat on the very people that put them in office.

I'm sure we have some very talented bilingual people in this city, but not near enough to support that. I'm sure that wasn't thought about and I'm sure the public schools will be overwhelmed with these kids plus the local kids. I can guess that will be fun for all.

If COVID wasn't enough we add this to the mix and now I'm sure that common sense has now gone, completely for money. 

Med Dement


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