Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee (PGAC)
Julie reported on public service announcements that were developed for the Spanish-speaking
population. Emergence providers and Latino providers task group chair Janese Olalde volunteered their time to record two spots:
o Women friends: Woman shares her husband’s problem with gambling;
o Father & child; child asks her father about why he didn’t come to her soccer match.
$2,000 in Spanish-speaking spots were purchased; the ads are airing on La “X” (Channel 660 AM) through mid-July.
One of these days I'm going to make a list of government acronyms and PGAC will be near the top. It just rolls off the tongue doesn't it?
The important thing here is that a government agency is taking our tax dollars and using them to try to convince someone to change their personal behavior. And of course they are doing all this in a foreign language.
In completely unrelated to spending priority news Lane County is very excited that "instead of releasing 13 people per day from the jail, that number will be cut to 10 per day."
How many government acronyms that spend tax dollars on illegal aliens would it take to reduce that number to zero?