Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Georgians Crush Tax Increase

As reported by the Drudge Report this morning, taxpayers in the Atlanta Metro region overwhelmingly defeated a $7.2 billion transportation referendum.

There were a number of elections in Georgia yesterday and the voters in the Atlanta Metro region had the opportunity to allow a tax increase. They made it quite clear that a 1% sales tax increase wasn't in their 10-year plan...

It should also be noted that the advocates for the 10-year, 1% sales tax increase raised $8 million while the opponents came out victorious with contributions totalling only $15 thousand.

Maybe a tax increase isn’t a good idea in Virginia either…

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