In addition to selecting a U.S. Senator, governor and other statewide officials Nov. 4, voters will be asked to mark their ballots for or against two proposed amendment to the Georgia constitution and one referendum.
Voters should say “no” on each.
Proposed amendment one would require any increase of the state income tax rate, now at six percent, to be enacted only by the General Assembly. This is an abdication of responsibility by the General Assembly that could, in future times of need, hamstring state government. The makeup of the General Assembly and the political climate already make raising taxes of any kind highly unlikely.
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