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Taxed at the gate

Kasich’s proposal would slash into athletic budgets

February 19, 2013

When hearing about Gov. John Kasich’s new tax proposal that would in effect charge a sales tax on admission to high school sporting events, the reactions by local athletic directors were all the same....

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Feb-20-13 8:59 AM

Papa John's won't raise their prices by 14 cents per pizza to provide healthcare to their employees. They would rather cut hours below full-time to avoid such a "burden".

But now it will cost me $6.30 to go to a high school football game on Friday night?

Why can Papa John's avoid their taxes but I can't? OHHH wait... it's because I'm not a billionaire.

Republicans can't even suprise me anymore.

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Feb-20-13 6:32 AM

It's B.S is what it is.thebear402, it the fact of it and the AD'S are nit far off. Many families are struggling to pay to get in now. If he would guarantee that the tax would go back to the schools he may get support. But I do not see that happening.

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Feb-19-13 6:41 PM

USB, you're confused. The liberals are crying "foul." The one who is crying "fowl" is Colonel Sanders.

Just poking fun at your spelling:)

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Feb-19-13 2:27 PM

Be honest, if tickets are $6 right now, who is going to stop going to the games because they are go up to $6.42? I see this as having zero effect on the gates, except the people selling the tickets are going to have to do a few math calculations for the change. It's not the end of the world as these ADs are claiming.

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Feb-19-13 10:44 AM

Time for the Takers to step up and pull their own weight by paying taxes. Put an extra tax on beer and cigarettes, their main staple, too.

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Feb-19-13 8:10 AM

next is going to be pay to potty.

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