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Section A: General News


Letters: Local businesses raising prices




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July 11, 2012 | 1,840 views | 2 comments

Editor:

I have seen a disturbing trend in Floresville that I would like to comment on. Apparently some local vendors, wanting to get their piece of the Eagle Ford pie, have suddenly jacked up their prices.

I would like to point out that, while a few have made money on the oil work, for the vast majority of Floresville and Wilson County residents, there has been zero increase in their budgets from the oil boom.

When you decide to grab for your piece of pie, you might make a few dollars more, but you will engender the kind of anger reserved for hurricane price-gougers. There are options, and they are only 20 miles up the road.

They say that this boom will end in about 10 years when all the wells are in place and the drill crews go elsewhere. However, we the residents will remain, and remember.

I won’t name names, but there are services that I once patronized local businesses for that I will now be doing for myself.

RUSSELL DICKERSON

Floresville
 

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flying monkey  
runge  
July 18, 2012 5:09pm
 
what about the local governments, taxes, fees, etc. local businesses are not the only ones.

 
flying monkey  
runge  
July 18, 2012 5:03pm
 
look around you land prices, rent, does the term GOUGING come to mind!!!!!! or does it not apply?????

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