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Do we need more taxes?

Clean water, quality growth and open space. Sounds good, but do we really need it? Pass this initiative and they will raise the sales tax on food. Right now the sales tax supports the UTA/TRAX, ZAP (emphasis on the arts), city and county governments, conservation and the Olympics.

It is true the tax is on everything purchased, but even during poor economic times it is a safe and secure tax because people have got to eat. The burden of this tax is on the backs of the people who can least afford it.

Patrick Reynolds

West Jordan