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Here’s my “penny’s worth” on the proposed transportation special-purpose local option sales tax:

• I remember when the sales tax was 3 percent in Richmond County. Somehow we did OK.

• Promoters of the TSPLOST are saying we need a 10-year, 8 percent sales tax. I’m old enough to know that if the TSPLOST is approved, we will have a permanent 8 percent sales tax – that is, until promoters say we need a 9 percent sales tax.

Please take a stand and vote “no” on the TSPLOST.

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klee0915 07/29/12 - 08:29 am
I agree! Vote NO for

I agree! Vote NO for T-SPLOST!!. Politicians need to give a firm definition of "local". In my city (Savannah) an "estimated" 20% will be spent in the area. Questions remain as to whether that percentage include roads in the city limits or in the uninorcoporated areas which receive not regular city services anyway (transporation, trash, animal control, etc..). The council has a list of "proposed" roads, nothing definite! We are already having a difficult time paying the bills and every penny adds up.

cheapster505 08/10/12 - 10:54 pm

will start sounding like USPS "just a penny a stamp and we will be in the black just 3pennies and we will be in the black just forever stamp and we will be in the black just cut service and we will turn a profit,just 3more pennies and ......... USPS reports 3Q 5 BILLION loss tsplot will do the same just 1 penny at a time the revenues won;t meet forcast service(projects)will be cut {only 1more penny}

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