Reader: Vote no on tax propositions

On October 4 we will vote on two propositions concerning raising sales taxes. I urge you to vote no on both. As a result of our current economic situation more and more of our citizens are unemployed and/or living in poverty.  This is not the time to force those in need who are struggling to get by to pay more sales taxes.  Sales taxes are regressive in that the poor pay a larger proportion of their income in sales taxes than do the wealthy.  So let’s not put an additional burden on them.

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Letter: Alaska doesn’t need predator control on sea otters

Alaska doesn’t need predator control on sea otters

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Letter: Homer resident opposed to hospital boundary change

Homer resident opposed to hospital boundary change

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Letter: With fish board politics, follow the money

With fish board politics, follow the money

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Letter: Fishery permit buyback proposal the wrong way to go

Fishery permit buyback proposal the wrong way to go

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