Free transportation isn't discrimination

Letter to the Editor

State senator, Mark Schoesler, misses the mark again when he complains about the supposed tax and services imbalance between the two different sides of Washington.

He calls free public transportation for westside children discriminatory against Eastern Washington taxpayers, who supposedly have to “pick up the tab.” However, children are children, no matter where they live and whether their parents are Democrats or not.

Why wouldn’t most voters be happy to pay the extra pittance in taxes to keep children out of the rain and from walking to school or home on busy unlit roads? Schoesler doesn’t s...


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