Automatic tax increases? Not so fast, says Steven Aylward.

by Dan Adams, Boston Globe
Friday, August 15, 2014

“This is the only tax that goes up without a vote,” Diehl said. “It flies in the face of what democracy is all about. If the state needs more money for bridge issues, that’s fine, let’s vote on it. Once you give the DOT money, they’ll spend it however they see fit. We need to create accountability so they at least have to ask for it.”

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