Some Hooper politicians keep assuring us that they love our kids. Why do they keep saying this? Action speaks louder than words.
When they were approached about helping kids pay to play sports, they said they couldn't afford it. Three hundred of the kids who participate in West Haven's sport program are Hooper kids. Hooper kids have always loved sports.
West Haven's recreation program runs in the red each year. Sign-ups do not pay the expenses. West Haven has to subsidize their recreation program to the tune of $215,000 each year. When Hooper was asked to kick in $5,000 to help pay expenses, Hooper acted like West Haven was asking for the world.