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Want to propel the city of Lawrence on a downward spiral?
Close schools, increase class sizes, decrease teacher and staff salaries and benefits, and harm teacher and student morale. Make Lawrence a very unattractive place for growth!
De Soto, Eudora, Mill Valley and other localities will welcome a larger tax base as we race to the bottom.
— Tim Kelly, Lawrence
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