I-1631 is just another tax on everyone, not polluters

If you voted yes on Sound Transit’s $54 billion initiative and now are shocked and dismayed because your car registration and property taxes increased so much, that $54 billion had to come from somewhere. If your vote was researched thoroughly rather than determining your vote by watching television ads or reading flyers you would have voted no.

Now you have another chance to double down on an unresearched vote. Initiative 1631, the carbon tax, is your chance to add more taxes to yourself. Go ahead and believe the commercials saying it will not cost the taxpayer. Like the Sound Transit tax, this tax will be on the taxpayer and not the big bad polluting businesses.

Please learn what you are voting for and stop voting to increasing taxes by not knowing where the money for this initiative will come from, it always comes from the taxpayer.

Ken George


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