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.


Letters to the editor

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Surprising results to fill the assembly seat

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Looking forward to a better 2017

Happy New Year to all!

The evening after Christmas Day, 2016 and while contemplating possible discussion topics for our next “What the... Read more