No TSPLOST

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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
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klee0915 07/29/12 - 08:29 am
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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.
Kellie

dichotomy
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dichotomy 07/29/12 - 12:09 pm
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I need to see a lot of slash

I need to see a lot of slash and burn SPENDING CUTS and ELIMINATED USELESS GOVERNMENT AGENCIES before I voluntarily give them ANOTHER TAX on top of our already high GA state and local tax rates.

To come to the people grunting for more slop at times like this is proof positive that politicans are out of their minds and living in an alternate reality.

VOTE NO ON TSPLOST and tell these leeches to go back to Atlanta and CUT SPENDING. Eliminate useless, wasteful, duplicated government agences and function and reallocate that money to the PRIMARY FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT......BUILDING ROADS AND BRIDGES.

STATE INCOME TAX, STATE SALES TAX, STATE GASOLINE TAX, LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX, AD VALOREM TAX, COUNTY PROPERTY TAX, GARBAGE FEE (TAX), FIRE TAX, THE LET'S BUILD PAUL A TEE CENTER SPLOST TAX, THE LET'S BUILD SOME SHINY NEW SCHOOLS SPLOST TAX. And now the HOW STUPID ARE YOU TSPLOST TAX.

They have a dedicated Transportation TAX already. It's called the STATE GASOLINE TAX. QUIT SPENDING ALL OF IT IN METRO ATLANTA and give us our fair share.

Vote NO on TSPLOST and send a TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY message to these crazed politicians. They have apparently lost their minds.....and a lot of YOUR money.

cheapster505
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cheapster505 08/10/12 - 10:54 pm
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tsplot'

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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