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Representative Marta Bertoglio Update - Senate Bill 442 and the Supplemental Property Tax Bill

Politics can be a messy business, and the timing of our supplemental tax bill, with its paragraph blaming the Governor's office and Legislature during an election cycle, along with the timing of the veto override of SB 442, concerns me. While I try to avoid the "politics" in politics, I feel compelled to address these issues.

To begin, I would like to express my reasons for supporting the Governor's veto of Senate Bill 442, a bill that would have allowed marijuana tax revenue to be used for county road maintenance. During the legislative session, several bills were introduced to reallocate mar...


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