LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Increased sales tax is not the answer for funding services

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 12:17 p.m. CDT

I thank Mary Hussmann and Grass Roots Organizing for speaking out against the imposition of another sales tax here in Boone County. They have rightly pointed out that sales taxes are regressive, meaning that they impose more upon the poor and working class than upon the well-to-do.