Before You Vote on the Rail Runner Tax Hike…

Check out the video from Sunday’s episode of Eye on New Mexico in which I debate the merits of raising the Gross Receipts Tax in Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Valencia Counties to fund the Rail Runner and some other transit projects.
Speaking of the Rail Runner and other tax hikes on the ballot this fall, why is it that governments are clearly spending your taxpayer dollars to fund public campaigns to convince voters to raise their taxes.
Check out the Rail Runner’s campaign site. You’ve probably already seen their tv ads. It seems that all of the measures on the ballot this fall have their own government-financed campaigns behind them. It would seem that all voters should get behind some kind of effort to prohibit the spending of taxpayer money to ask for more taxpayer money…

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