TSPLOST drawing little local support

TSPLOST drawing little local support

There are 2 comments on the Douglas County Sentinel story from May 30, 2012, titled TSPLOST drawing little local support. In it, Douglas County Sentinel reports that:

With only two months remaining until the July 31 vote on a 1-cent transportation tax, the proposal seems to be generating little public interest in Carroll County.

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Since: Sep 11

Kathleen, GA

#1 Jun 2, 2012
VOTE "NO" on TSPLOST on July 31, 2012

NO NEW TAXES - this is a new tax that has never existed before. DON’T VOTE A NEW TAX ON YOURSELF.

INCREASES THE SALES TAX ON FOOD, electricity and other essentials to build new roads. Ups sales taxes from 7 to 8 % for TEN years. No effect on gas tax or other transportation related activities.

ONLY 1/4 OF TAX COLLECTED IS RETURNED to the county. The rest goes to GDOT to build roads around the region mostly in urban, and not rural areas.

UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Creates a new level of government between the State and the County: Regional Transportational Authority that is not accountable to the People.

To help stop the TSPLOST go to www.StopTSPLOST2012.com
paul

Carrollton, GA

#2 Jun 14, 2012
this is NOTHING but a bailout for the negros in FULTON county since they DO NOT Pay their PROPERTY TAXES.They are depending on the white man to keep them going thru the government taxing you to keep this vermin up.NOTHING MORE

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