Y'all realize that in order to do this, sales taxes will go up, cigarette and alcohol taxes will have to go up; property taxes will have to go WAY up; tuition at public universities will probably double overnight; etc.
road construction and maintenance will become non-existent; How would we pay for prisons, guards, enforcement of drug laws, etc. I could go on.
But of course, on the bright side, tens of thousands of poor people (mostly children, mostly minority) would die every year because of the disappearance of what is left of public healthcare facilities.
Nope. Completely wrong. Look at the Times Pic report... It will be revenue neutral..
State Sales tax is raised 3%... That's it. Property taxes do not rise, tuition doesn't change.
3% man. 3 cents more per dollar you spend.
Also, like other states, the sales tax probably wouldn't apply to basic necessities such as prescription drugs and groceries...
What and I missing here?