Find a daring politician to actually respond to these posts. Lack of response shows just how backwards the gov't is. If there is no response, why did taxpayers pay for this website?
Since 1981, the State has been rebating 100% of the Stock Transfer Tax. This is billions of dollars that the State lets slip through their fingers every year. It's a massive tax break for the wealthy and it should stop.
Okay fellow taxpayers, it's time to look in the mirror and acknowledge that part of the problem is us. EVERY State Legislator & State Senator prides him or herself on 'bringing home the bacon". Look at the mailings: here's Senator Smith at the groundbreaking for the NEW playground, nature walk, ballfield, library extension etc. Probably most of these endeavors do increase the quality of life for many but we have to say ...more »
Cigarette and cigar taxes should be rolled back to the previous level. Tobacco wholesalers and retailers are suffering a serious loss of business from the sudden (and ridiculously high) increase in the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The State can not possibly be collecting as much money for cigarette taxes as they once were, considering that taxable sales of cigarettes have dropped significantly in some ...more »