Eliminating Taxpayer-Financed Tax Grabs

Regardless of how you feel about the results of the recent election, it would seem that taxpayers of all stripes should be concerned that government officials are able to tilt the balance of ballot elections by using tax money to advertise on behalf of those ballot measures. Opponents of higher taxes, like the Rio Grande Foundation, must rely on donated funds and are given no free resources or media platform to argue against these tax hikes and bond measures.
I wrote about this problem in this week’s edition of The Taos News.