No chance for tax reform

No chance for tax reform

There are 1 comment on the Hattiesburg American story from Feb 7, 2011, titled No chance for tax reform. In it, Hattiesburg American reports that:

Would you be willing to pay an extra penny per dollar for every pair of shoes, bottle of shampoo or roll of toilet paper you buy in Jackson? Or Greenville? Or Gautier? Would your answer about the local sales tax be different if you lived in those cities than it would be if you were just shopping there as a visitor? What if you knew that every ...

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Since: Nov 10

Greenville, MS

#1 Feb 8, 2011
What if I knew that every cent would be spent on improving infrastructure? What if I knew that Greenville has 2 casinos inside the city limits? What if I lived in Greenville and knew that every cent from the casinos that is supposed to already go to imporoving the city's infrastructure is actually going to pay for the Mayor's "bodyguards?"
The casinos have been in Greenville for going on 17 years. The only roads that have been improved are the ones going to the casinos... And yet, the mayor has, what, 5 bodyguards? In a city of 40,000?

No thank you, I'll just keep my 1 extra cent for every dollar.

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