|

People Talk: Will you vote for Gov. Brown’s proposed temporary tax increase to prevent cuts to schools?

Pam Walton, Shingle Springs: “No. I’d like to see something done about the (state workers) unions first — wages, benefits that sort of thing. They’re way too powerful.”

Clair LaBeaux, El Dorado Hills: “There’s lots of other things to cut besides schools. I’m on the Lakeview (Elementary School) site council and we’re just scraping by as it is. And there’s no such thing as a temporary tax increase, so probably no.”

Chris Goodwin, Cameron Park: “We’re already in a recession. Raising taxes will just make it worse. And why schools? That’s our next generation. Start somewhere else.”

Rod Sutton, Pilot Hill: “Absolutely not. He hasn’t cut spending. Jerry, you cut some spending and then talk to me about raising my taxes. We spend more than we take in. That ought to be illegal.”

Kary Rush, Folsom: “I’m an ex-Democrat. I left the party in the mid 1970s when Jerry Brown was governor. He let those unions get the hold they have now. This entire system, where the unions contribute so much money to elections, is a monumental failure.”

 

Short URL: http://www.villagelife.com/?p=16204

This story falls on page "2"
Posted by on Jan 20 2012.
Last Login: Wed Mar 4 14:08:57 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed



Recently Commented

  • Terry Crumpley: This was supposed to be an article about Brent’s resignation and new job opportunity. I find it...
  • Merrilee Posner: We certainly good have used this to great effect. Any other tech reports on how it is working out?...
  • Merrilee Posner: Brava Ms. Debenham! Strong work on behalf of your students and school. Thank you! Best to each of...
  • Keith: Wish I had known about this, I would have donated a TaleGator as a door prize.
  • Robert Samuel: Those CC&Rs remain invalidated and unenforceable in their entirety so long as illegal provision(s)...