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By Bruce Bourne
Part-time Seeley Lake resident 

Initiative Quandary


October 25, 2018

I’m really struggling to make a decision on how to vote on Initiatives 185 and 186.

I’ve seen the mailers on I-185 that claim it is unconstitutional. If so, why are groups spending so much money to defeat it?

Also, considering we think of our form of government as a democracy, telling people that their vote will not count seems a bit insulting.

The other problem I have with I-185 is the additional tax on tobacco products. This tax is aimed at a small portion of Montanans (I don’t use tobacco). It seems like it would be too small of a tax base.

I do favor Montana’s support of Medica...

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