Amanda Fritz says she is "saving ratepayers $6 million/year."
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Is Amanda Fritz saving water ratepayers $6 million every year?
Portland city Commissioner Amanda Fritz is running for re-election as a penny-pincher who has saved residents and ratepayers millions of dollars. Specifically, Fritz says in her first television commercial via a voice-over that &"she saved ratepayers $6 million a year in reduced water rate tax hikes."; That she is "saving ratepayers $6 million a year"; is included in the Voters's Pamphlet as well and on her campaign website, where she writes: "That vote decreased the rate increase in 2010 by over 6 percent, saving ratepayers $6 million in 2010-11 and each year thereafter."
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Posted on May 03, 2012
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