March Pizza & Politics
Vote May 5th, 2015
Don't forget to get out and vote on May 5th. Michigan voters are facing the largest tax increase in more than four decades. Elections held on these special election dates are typically low turn-out elections and you can be sure that those who would take more of your hard earned dollars will show up to vote. So make sure to get to your polling place and ask your friends and neighbors to do the same.
Wahtenaw County Republicans
Take a Stand for Taxpayers
On February 12, 2015, the Washtenaw Republican Executive Committee passed a resolution in opposition to Proposition 1, a ballot proposal that voters will be asked to decide on May 5th. The proposal represents a 17% increase to Michigan’s sales tax, which would make it the second highest in the nation. That combined with other taxes and fee increases that are part of this proposal, amounts to a nearly 2 Billion dollar tax increase and has been characterized by the Detroit News as a "Massive Tax Hike". Americans For Prosperity (AFP) estimates Prop 1 will cost the average Michigan family of four about $560.00 per year.
Please join us at the NCMS Building, 3025 Boardwalk in Ann Arbor for free pizza and pop on Saturday, March 21 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM while our special guest,
There are other ways to fund our roads!
Michigan Senator Patrick Colbeck, explains why Prop 1 should be voted down on May 5. Senator Colbeck is opposed to this tax increase legislation and this ballot initiative. Check out Senator Patrick Colbeck's better ways to fund our road repairs, education and other state initiatives without raising taxes.