Tax & Spend

Whether one opposes or supports laws that increase the amount government collects from taxpayers in order to spend more on projects and services, including infrastructure, special tax districts for new buildings, and benefit programs for the disadvantaged (e.g., sick, poor, and elderly).


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    Do you know the Town of Harrisburg has more than $19 million in total debt? About $5 million is outside of the water and sewer fund. We also have known projects that are beginning or already planned for debt that is in the neighborhood of $6 million dollars. This is about $25 million is obligations do we need more debt? I don't think we need more debt at this time.

    Christopher A. Barfield

    Mayor,
    Harrisburg, North Carolina

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  • NOT APPLICABLE
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    Taxes are a nessesity, however they are from the residents of Commerce City and should be used to Benifits those people. I plan to reduce spending by negotiating better contracts for services and products used by the city Administration, Emergancy services, Helping residents who need help, etc.

    William Jackson

    City Councilor,
    Commerce City , Colorado

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  • STRONGLY OPPOSE
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    The city of Grand Rapids has about 1.2 Billion dollar debt. of unfunded liabilities. The proposed new 2018 budget is currently the highest in the history of the city at $528 Million ( over half a billion ) this is way to high to sustain for years to come. It must be addressed with HARD CHOICES period.

    Michael Farage

    City Commissioner,
    Grand Rapids, Michigan

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  • OPPOSE
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    I will never, and I mean never, support a tax increase. The federal government does not have a revenue problem; it has a spending problem, and I aim to cure that problem. I support a simplification of the tax code and would support a fair tax, which is a consumption-based tax, thereby ending the need for individuals and businesses to report income to the IRS.

  • OPPOSE
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    The laws that collect taxes from working class in order to spend on projects & services is a vehicle to use but it's not our responsibility as people. We have multiple ways to generate revenue for spending within our City. We will add more revenue by creating traffic coming to & from Seattle being we are a powerhouse leader. Economic growth & development is what provides to needs in communiy.

    Tiniell Cato

    Mayor,
    Seattle, Washington

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  • STRONGLY SUPPORT
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    Money spent to keep citizens alive and safe is not wasted. The wealthy minority can afford to help fund programs that benefit us all.

    Michael Thomas Deeley

    City Councilor,
    Medical Lake, Washington

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