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Who needs libraries, some might ask, in this digital world? But the increasingly online nature of information and opportunities actually expands the need for public libraries.
So what should the Legislature cut instead? Nursing homes? Schools? Medicaid? Bad choices, as we said. Speaking of the new Rolex Datejust 41 Jubilee Black
Information about job openings, the forms necessary to apply, the ability to apply electronically and even training for available jobs might be available at the click of a mouse, but Rolex Datejust 41mm the pipeline to the Internet is not free. Unemployed Floridians can't afford the in home hookup and turn to public libraries for access. And though it might seem as though everybody has a laptop these days, lots of people wouldn't have access to a computer if the public library didn't make one available.
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The Great Recession forces bad choices on state legislators because demand for services has spiked and tax revenue has cratered. The clash between need and ability to pay is mangling library budgets.
online reality, however, the Legislature could make Florida a player in the national effort to collect the sales tax already owed on Internet sales. Libraries never will go out of style, but Florida needs a modernized tax policy.
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As The Post reported this week, use of the Palm Beach County library system is up 38.8 percent in the past six years. In West Palm Beach, use is up 50 percent at the new library. But the Legislature may cut all state aid to libraries about $20 million, which also would mean losing $9 million in federal money. Counties and cities would be on their own.
Libraries won't end such services, but they might be forced to reduce hours or branches, making it Rolex Submariner Black
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