Quoteworthy

Quoteworthy

June 17th, 2012 by Staff Reports in News

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for June 10-15.

"If they are committing a crime, if they're using drugs, they're going to go."

-- Betsy McCright, executive director of the Chattanooga Housing Authority, on new measures addressing crime committed by public housing residents, their relatives or guests, on or off the premises

"As a country, we love immigrants from the past, but we have never liked current immigrants."

-- Charles Kuck, an Atlanta-based immigration attorney, on the rapid change in demographics in the Southeast and an accompanying increase in immigration-related legislation in the past decade

"We aren't going to have the small cadre of rich people to make sure the good projects are funded."

-- Community Foundation President Pete Cooper on the dispersal of Chattanooga family fortunes to out-of-town heirs