MI: Anti-Tax Group Urges No Vote for SMART Tax

July 3, 2018
A taxpayer group opposed to a SMART bus tax that will appear on the Aug. 7 ballot launched a campaign against it Monday.

A taxpayer group opposed to a SMART bus tax that will appear on the Aug. 7 ballot launched a campaign against it Monday.

The Michigan Taxpayers Alliance is urging voters to oppose the tax with the slogan “Nothing Smart About SMART.” They're mailing fliers and making phone calls to encourage voters to pass on the tax. 

Leon Drolet, a Macomb County commissioner and treasurer of Nothing Smart About SMART, said it would be cheaper to offer transit vouchers "so they could use it for the transit of their choice."

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