St. Anthony's eyes bond bid

St. Anthony's eyes bond bid

There are 2 comments on the Newsday.com story from Oct 26, 2006, titled St. Anthony's eyes bond bid. In it, Newsday.com reports that:

St. Anthony's High School today plans to seek preliminary approval from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency for a bond issue of as much as $35 million to build new athletic and academic facilities ...

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Suffolk Resident

Coram, NY

#1 Oct 27, 2006
The last I heard St.Anthony's was a Catholic High School. Since the public already pays higher taxes for government services for illegal aliens which the Church supports vigorously, why should any tax dollars be used to build athletic fields for a religious school ?
As a Catholic I'm already offended by the Church getting involved with a bogus slogan such as "no person is illegal". I guess that slogan is correct if you have the middleclass taxpayers of America paying your way.
tom

Killeen, TX

#2 Oct 27, 2006
Suffolk Resident wrote:
The last I heard St.Anthony's was a Catholic High School. Since the public already pays higher taxes for government services for illegal aliens which the Church supports vigorously, why should any tax dollars be used to build athletic fields for a religious school ?
As a Catholic I'm already offended by the Church getting involved with a bogus slogan such as "no person is illegal". I guess that slogan is correct if you have the middleclass taxpayers of America paying your way.
Actually you will not directly pay additional taxes for this...investors who buy the the bonds will get a tax break...I'm for anything that doesnt include public schools.

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