Char­lotte didn’t treat CIAA pa­trons well

The Charlotte Observer (Sunday) - - Opinion -

In re­sponse to “Char­lotte takes mas­sive tourism and eco­nomic hit with CIAA re­lo­ca­tion” (Jan. 9):

It is no sur­prise the CIAA is leav­ing Char­lotte.

For years Char­lotte has gouged CIAA fans on ho­tel costs. The city only gives 2.5 per­cent of the $55 mil­lion in rev­enue for schol­ar­ships, and some busi­nesses

Arthur charged a

Jack­son “CIAA tax”

to pa­trons. CIAA pa­trons have been treated like a sec­ond-class ci­ti­zens, and now Char­lotte will suf­fer.

– Arthur Jack­son, Char­lotte kinder­garten.

A teacher should not spend most of her/his time “par­ent­ing” when they’d like to be teach­ing. Par­ents need to think twice when they want to blame teach­ers, when in fact, they might need to look in the mir­ror.

– Sarah De­abler, Con­cord up to hate our coun­try.

– Don­ald Billing­ton, Char­lotte mer­its – not the threat of harm­ing the peo­ple of our na­tion.

– Chuck Kelly, Char­lotte

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