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AP Survey: Lawmakers Leery Of Ballot Tax Measure

January 3, 2012, 12:37 PM

AP Survey: Lawmakers Leery Of Ballot Tax Measure
PIERRE, SD - A survey by The Associated Press indicates South Dakota lawmakers are leery of a ballot measure that would boost the state sales tax to support education and health care for low-income people.

Only 5 percent of the legislators responding to the survey say they support the proposal, while 62 percent oppose it and 32 percent are undecided. Seventy-three of the 105 members of the South Dakota Legislature responded.

Voters statewide in the November election will decide whether to increase the sales tax from 4 percent to 5 percent. The estimated $180 million in extra money would be split between state aid to school districts and the Medicaid program.

Legislative leaders say many lawmakers oppose all tax increases, and some believe tax policy should be left up to the Legislature.

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