Claremont COURIER/Friday, March 22, 2013
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Water rates are reasonable
Dear Editor:I would like to first state my supportfor Tobias Hecht’s Viewpoint regardingthe purchase of Golden State Water inClaremont. We have 5 people and pay abill of about $50 to $60 per month, whichI agree is quite reasonable. I would liketo add that we all live in a desert, and sowater is a precious and limited resource.Water is removed from aquifers at amuch faster rate than it is replaced. Wast-ing water to make unused miniature golf courses in everyone's backyard is inane.One the other hand, I would also like torespond to Nick Mirman’s letter to theeditor on the same subject. Giant for-profit corporations do not have constitu-tional rights, people do. Golden StateWater is also quite capable of defendingitself.Consequently, I doubt that anyone re-ally thinks that your “California Allianceto Protect Private Property Rights” isanything but a shill. I suggest you quitthis battle and go protect someone whoneeds it.
Support the NVRA
Dear Editor:The fate of the National Voter Regis-tration Act (NVRA) now lies with theSupreme Court. For the second time in asmany months, the justices are hearing ar-guments on vital legislation that has en-couraged active participation in ourdemocracy for nearly 2 decades.The League of Women Voters of Ari-zona is a plaintiff in the case and theLWVUS has submitted an amicus brief to the Court.If the Supreme Court rules against theNVRA, states would be free to pass lawsthat could restrict voter registration ac-tivities and thereby prevent eligible citi-zens from registering to vote. Pledge tosupport new voters and the organizationsthat bring them into the political process.Contact the Supreme Court to let themknow of your support for the NVRA.Thank you.
VP, AdvocacyLWV of the Claremont Area
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