Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson caught a lot of people off guard when he recently proposed changing the state constitution in order to tax mining even more. It's his effort to suplant the 2-percent margins tax being promoted by teacher's unions. The mining industry says this effort is simply an effort to inflict pain on them. Would taxing mining help fund education?
You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for. If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.