May 15, 2013
Our Kansas Legislature is sitting in Topeka basically twiddling their thumbs. The Governor, the Senate and the House of Representatives are in disagreement over how to fund the budget.
Twiddling their thumbs is code for waiting for someone to blink.
Everyday they wait the Kansans pay because the legislators are getting paid to play this game of “chicken.”
We can help stop this by weighing in with our elected officials.
The most reasonable answer is to extend the .6% sales tax which will allow the budget to be funded.
Two of our local officials favor this solution as the best alternative.
If I heard her correctly two weeks ago on KVOE she said she had not heard from many who opposed extending the tax. My conclusion is we need to contact Rep. Mast and encourage her to support the extension,
She should be vocal in doing so to encourage her party members to follow her lead. This is important because she is one of the highest ranking leaders on the Republican side.
Extending the sales tax is of tremendous importance to
Please send Rep. Mast an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Peggy can be an agent for change that moves state government forward and helps ESU continue on the road to recovery, but she needs some encouragement from us.
That e-mail again is: email@example.com
No one wants higher taxes, but this sales tax extension is a very small price
to pay for the aggressive income tax plan
Let’s give Peggy some needed encouragement.
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