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Our Views: Where theres smoke
Better pay is first solution to Gainesvilles morale issues in police, fire departments
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Debating the role of government is common election year fodder, with each side weighing in on how much influence federal, state and local leaders should have over our lives and tax dollars. Yet conservatives and progressives can find consensus on the need to keep streets safe from criminals and put out fires. Public safety is a basic foundation of any civil society.