Legislature is on verge of raising taxes, weakening public safety
Last updated 4/22/2021 at 9:46am
The 2021 legislative session, which is scheduled to end April 25, will be remembered for several things — some good, some bad.
The candidates for the “bad” column may include a variety of new or increased taxes and fees that will hit your pocketbook in different ways. For instance, a higher state gas tax and a new “cap and trade” tax that would hit motorists hard, and a higher cellphone tax. Also, before the Legislature wraps up its 105-day session, it’s likely to pass Senate Bill 5096, which would impose a state income tax on capital gains.
I voted against SB 5096 earlier this...