Monday, April 21, 2008

Gambling revenues for tax relief a bust, newspaper says

Four years after Gov. Ed Rendell and the Legislature promised a pot at the end of the slot machine rainbow, the average Pennsylvania homeowner can expect to see a $169 reduction in property taxes.

Since 2004, that very same Pennsylvania homeowner has been paying hundreds more in school property taxes. In other words, the promised tax relief from casino revenues will never materialize.

Read more about the state's tax relief hoax in this editorial from The Mercury.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

anything is better than nothing, but it's still peanuts.I just get fed up of listening to these politicians tell fairy tales all the time,from Rendell to Obama and Clinton