Letter: Pro-development donors would lead to higher taxes

Editor,

On Saturday, Oct. 10 I received a hit piece accusing Helen Price Johnson of supporting higher taxes. For those looking for facts, Helen has for years worked with fellow commissioners to limit Island County taxes, to pare expenses.

Island County’s tax rank published in the Whidbey News-Times is 10th lowest out of 39 Washington counties. The hit piece is from WA Forward/The Leadership Council. It would be interesting to search their interests online.

I would suggest these pro-development donors would lead to higher taxes and lower quality of life in our district, not Helen Price Johnson.

George Rusch

Clinton

More in Letters to the Editor

Letter: Book illustrates risk that Marxism presents to U.S.

Editor, I recently subscribed to Whidbey News-Times. On only my second issue,… Continue reading

Letter: Aircraft training is vital to safety of crews, others

Editor, Opposition to Navy flight training use of Outlying Field Coupeville citing… Continue reading

Letter: Berry is a fitting representative of the United States

Editor, This is in response to Fred Wilferth’s letter to the editor… Continue reading

Letter: Fox News about the only network presenting facts

Editor, Why on earth would you folks print a political cartoon demeaning… Continue reading

Letter: Website long written off as an unreliable source

Editor, I would like to point out to letter writer Elizabeth Guss… Continue reading

Letter: Citizen interests not represented by a ‘clique’

Editor, When I read last Saturday’s edition of the South Whidbey Record,… Continue reading

Letter: It’s time to take action to prevent death at the bridge

Editor, I am tired of people jumping off Deception Pass Bridge. More… Continue reading

Letter: Vaccination rate is appallingly low across the country

Editor, We are all connected in so many ways, but the truth… Continue reading

Letter: Candidates, learn the issues before addressing them

Editor, My husband and I attended the Whidbey Island Fair last weekend… Continue reading

Most Read