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Supervisors set to vote on sales tax measure

Original post made on Aug 1, 2012

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this afternoon were set to vote on whether to place a measure on the November ballot that would increase the countywide sales tax by one-eighth of a cent.

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Posted by John
a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 1, 2012 at 7:38 pm

No. Another waste of money scheme by over paid government bureaucrats

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Posted by Sally Kutski
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Aug 2, 2012 at 8:46 am

Salary cuts for all county employees. We need to get cost structures in-line before we start throwing more money at them.

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Posted by Steve Ly
a resident of another community
on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:23 am

I'm voting "NO." Our combined tax burden is too high and politicians continue to push wasteful projects like high-speed rail.

I'll vote against all tax increase proposals until government learns to live within its means.

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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm

Yet another fraction of a percent increase.

Death by a thousand cuts.