Letters to the Editor

March 6, 2014

Why no option to not raise sales tax?

Let me see if I have this right: Voters will be given the option of raising the sales taxes. Option 1 raises sales tax 1 percent for municipalities with some abatement of property tax. Option 2 resuscitates an expiring 1 percent sales tax, targeting capital projects. Since our leaders cannot decide between the two, a commission is being formed to help decide.

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