Transit sales tax increase a winner

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Barely crossing the threshold required to pass, Measure R climbed its way to victory Wednesday, with 67.4 percent of taxpayers approving the half-percent sales tax increase - a coup for Los Angeles Mayor ... Full Story

Manhattan Beach, CA

#1 Nov 6, 2008
While I've been told by those "in the know" that the Absentee Ballots won't be finished until after Friday, the idea that one of the highest sales taxes in the nation has been raised another 1/2 cent is amazing.

Los Angeles County will become one of the most expensive places to live. This is not good for the elderly and the poor, the very people this is "supposed" to help. The people it will help is the public employee unions, who will make more money to make more donations to politicians like Villagrossa.


Los Angeles, CA

#2 Nov 7, 2008
What a waste of money! More LAX air traffic from the valley!!! DUMB

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