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Quincy infrastructure tax has existed since the 1980s

Posted: Feb. 19, 2013 8:59 am Updated: Mar. 12, 2013 10:15 pm

 

To The Herald-Whig:

Mr. Moore writes of a five-year budget to help with infrastructure.

First you must be able to handle a one-year budget, which reminds me: What ever happened to the 1 cent sales tax approved by the voters back in the Verne Hagstrom administration? Did it go the same way that the fools in Washington treated the Social Security tax? That 1 cent was to be used for infrastructure only.

 

Bill Markword

Quincy

 

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