In the depths of the great depression, President Roosevelt warned against becoming cold-hearted, cautioned against indifference and reminded Americans that they were called to save something great and precious for the nation and its future. And they answered the call.
Taxpayers have already been forced to pay at least $2 million to outside law firms related to redistricting. This ballot would have authorized an unlimited increase. I got the ballot at 2:00 pm and was told I had two hours to decide whether or not to sign this blank check. I voted no.
The Governor and his Republican colleagues like to talk about rewarding work, local control, and fiscal responsibility. Their actions speak louder than their words. People who work for a living are not getting the tax breaks the legislature keeps passing. And those breaks mean even less coming back home to our communities.