Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letters: High taxes pay for healthy programs

Re “Scandinavian services will require Scandinavian taxes”: Dan Walters misses the point. The reason 9 out of 10 Danes told the 2014 Gallup Survey they are happy to pay their taxes isn’t just for the services. It’s because of the quality of life those services help to foster.

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Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay

California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders of the Legislature have reached a $5.2 billion-a-year road-funding pact that would raise gas taxes, registration fees and add other charges, as well as include a constitutional amendment to restrict lawmakers’ ability to shift the money to other uses. The plan was announced at the Capitol on Wednesday March 29, 2017.
Alexei Koseff akoseff@sacbee.com
Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay 1:10

Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay

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Top French air team to perform at Mather Airport

'It's time to get tough on hate,' says Asif Mahmood, launching campaign for lieutenant governor 0:51

'It's time to get tough on hate,' says Asif Mahmood, launching campaign for lieutenant governor

Sacramento's most wanted: These fugitive felons pack variety onto their rap sheets 2:17

Sacramento's most wanted: These fugitive felons pack variety onto their rap sheets