With Grover Norquist on the wane, everybody is hopping on the hike-your-taxes bandwagon.
In Lewis County there is discussion about seeking a hike in the local sales tax from 3.75% to 4%. The rationale is the ballooning cost of fund the state retirement system where yesterday's chickens are coming home to roost.
It will be tough to get state Albany lawmakers to carry the enabling legislation.
Watertown Daily Times | Lewis legislator floating sales tax hike