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Is Sunshine trying to hide something?

August 18, 2013

Trumbull County commissioners are on the right track when they say they want to collect on a debt owed by the rogue nonprofit agency Sunshine of Warren Trumbull Area Inc....

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jonathon

Aug-19-13 7:31 AM

"Transparency" I've heard that term before, now where was it, that's right Obama and his "hope and change" campaign, we all see how that's worked out. Outside investigators need to come to town and let the chips fall where the may. Warren's administration is just doing what they always do, cover up and stall for time and hope tax payers forget about it and move on to something else, gotta love those slick Democrats.

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clearthinking

Aug-19-13 7:06 AM

Thank you Tribune editorial staff. This is an excellent editorial stating, sadly, truths which concern each of us.

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ResistanceIsFertile

Aug-18-13 10:04 PM

The administration has never given an official public statement on Sunshine. Maybe someone should publicly ask the mayor what the city's stance is.

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nativio289

Aug-18-13 11:51 AM

Chelonia, this is the first I've hard about rent owed on the Vans Building..... Are you sure? Rent from that goes into what has been known as the "downtown development fund".... Golly, if rent is owed on that scale, I think I've found something new to kvetch about....

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chello

Aug-18-13 10:19 AM

Franklin administration doing a bang up job first with over $300,000 owed in back rent for the Avalon South course, secondly who nows how much is owed thru Sunshine and finally over $250,000 in back rent is owed to the city for the Vans building on High Street. Hopefully the Trib can bring this to light moneys owed by current tenants, yet this administration sits on their hands!

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KnowTheFacts

Aug-18-13 9:10 AM

Thank you, Trib, for continuing to write about this story, in spite of the fact that Franklin and his underlings insist 'nobody cares' about it. We do care and we want this disgusting mess fixed now.

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ViennaResident

Aug-18-13 8:52 AM

It is about time that the TC Comms. remember that this is county money that they used. It contains monies that should have been used for the townships. Enough of spending Twp monies to support the criminal activities in Warren. That is all Sunshine is!

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hittheroadjack

Aug-18-13 8:10 AM

This problem has been going on since the OBrien administration! Follow the money and you will find Keys ,Hicks,O.B. ,Franklin,and other city officials.why else would Hicks keep giving out favorable legal opinions except to protect their own financial interests.

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mycommonsense

Aug-18-13 7:47 AM

Trib, right on!!!! Every person involved in this mess should go to prison. Get rid of the Director, the Board and start all over. NOW!!!!!

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FamilyGuy

Aug-18-13 7:18 AM

If Sunshine wants to keep its records private, then there should be no public money involved.

Those government officials who allowed Sunshine to skate on their financial obligations for 10 years should be individually identified and held accountable.

We also expect that there will be a money trail to follow and have little faith that local officials will faithfully do that.

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WarrenProud

Aug-18-13 6:21 AM

Millions in taxpayer dollars spent means that Iannucci & Sunshine need to be made to open their records up to the public. Special Grand jury needed on this one.

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DoubleDipper

Aug-18-13 6:03 AM

Well stated Tribune. Just follow the money and the light of day will be shown.

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