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Road tax plan unfair

Eastern Washington is more rural than the west side of the Cascades. Therefore, I believe this road tax usage proposal to be unfair to those of us who do not live on the West Side. I drive 45 miles, one way, to get to my job. I also know of at least nine co-workers who drive the same distance. We all have friends and relatives in Idaho. Maybe soon our cars will be sporting Idaho plates.

I have to wonder how many other people will become tax evaders if this proposal goes through. Instead of raising revenue, the state could lose the much-needed tax money while making criminals of many of us.

Patrick Eckel

Spokane


 

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