Mass Transit Battle’s Next Stop: Ballot Boxes
March 27, 2014
The fight over whether to expand mass transit in Central Indiana could be coming to a ballot box near you.
If voters approve, it will hit your wallet.
After three years of Statehouse lobbying by local government officials and other backers, Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill Wednesday allowing six counties to take steps to enlarge their mass transit systems…
Chase Downham, executive director of the Indiana chapter of The Americans for Prosperity said, “With Central Indiana facing the possibility now of $100 million in new taxes, we will continue to educate Hoosiers on the dangers of increased government spending on our economy.”
While he said the end product is certainly better than what could have passed, he added, “we will continue to oppose new taxes for Central Indiana transit.”