Show-Me The High Cost Of Amendment 7
Credit where it's due . . . TKC Readers have called out this worthwhile opinion piece recently found in the Star . . .
John Lamping: Missouri road tax proposal is a cynical grab by special interests
"First, this would be the largest tax increase in Missouri’s state history. This proposal would increase our state sales tax by 17.75 percent to nearly 5 percent on all taxable purchases.
The increase, combined with existing local sales taxes, would place Missouri as the ninth highest combined state and local sales tax burden in the country.
St. Louis and Kansas City would have higher sales taxes than Chicago and New York."
More than anything, that last line should give readers a moment of pause . . .