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Guest Commentary: County needs a .5 percent sales tax to address needs

7:29 PM, Nov. 2, 2013
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Spoiler Alert: This column proposes raising your taxes!

As an elected official, you might naturally assume that my highest priority would be getting re-elected. So you might expect that I would take the easiest route to your vote by telling you that I will never raise your taxes and, in fact, will only decrease them; and further, that all is well with the county's finances and provision of services. Well, my top priority is not getting re-elected; my top priority is the future of Manitowoc County, so I am going to be painfully honest with you. Our county is facing serious fiscal and ...

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