OPINION: New sales tax hike for transit doesn’t add up for taxpayers: Susan Shelley

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation determined that over its 30-year lifespan, the Measure R sales tax will create $80.7 billion in economic output while costing each resident just $25 a year in higher taxes, writes LA Daily News. However, the analysis is actually flawed because the authors effectively triple counted the effect of spending.

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