No, No, No, No, No

That’s how legislators representing McHenry County voted on the bill to increase the RTA sales tax from one-quarter of one percent to three-quarters of one percent.

The two state senators–Pam Althoff and Bill Peterson–and the three state representatives–Mark Beaubien, Jack Franks and Mike Tryon—all voted against House Bill 656.

Here’s my estimate of the annual cost.

And, of course, Governor Rod Blagojevich has announced his intention to break yet another campaign promise.


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