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Guest column: Public should expect legislators to help collect taxes

June 12, 2007View for printing

One of the most important responsibilities of being a Montana legislator is to make lasting decisions about how to spend tax dollars to be sure important services like education, health care and safety are adequately funded. But just as important is our responsibility to establish a fair system of taxation to collect revenues to fund these essential programs.

State representatives Ron Erickson, Dave McAlpin and Robin Hamilton of Missoula are members of the House Taxation Committee, and have a combined 14 years of experience.

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