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Toppenish Mayor Bill Rogers' Job is Safe

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Toppenish, WASH - After statements made by council members Monday night, disapproving of comments Mayor Bill Rogers made last month about tribal members, a decision was made to reprimand Rogers.  When a council member is officially reprimanded it means that the council does not approve of that person's behavior and that is must stop immediately.

Last month Rogers said that the city does not have enough money to fight crime because tribal members aren't paying sales tax.

Rogers has apoligized several times, but that didn't stop Toppenish residents from showing up to the meeting to voice their concerns.