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HBO Poll: Which Sales Tax Hike Is Best?

I just finished an editorial for Monday about the three proposals floating around out there to hike the sales tax. I don't think state and local voters will support all three. So, tell me which you one/ones you would support -- and why:

1. An increase of a half cent to a whole cent to provide $200 million in property tax relief by shifting school M&0 costs to the sales tax.

2. A local-option tax of half a cent to expand the jail and provide an equal amount in property tax relief.

3. An increase of a penny under the Proposition One proposal to provide $200M more per year in education funding.

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.