Darlene Senger supported 9 tax increases that we know about. These are blatent and vocal instances, not counting any backroom deals or arrangements made while she was a professional elected official.
TAX # 1: 1998 - Darlene Senger supported raising taxes for parks in 1998 --- "Some are saying, No way raise our taxes," Senger said, "but the majority said, Yes it's a good thing." "We're not going to give up on it [raising taxes]" said Darlene Senger.
TAX # 2: 2004 - Darlene Senger voted to raise meals tax for 'cultural events' --- "We've committed to start collecting revenue as soon as possible," said Councilman Darlene Senger, after voting to raise meals tax.
TAX # 3: 2006 - Darlene Senger voted to raise meals tax for parking lot construction.
TAX # 4: 2008 - Darlene Senger supported a referendum to raise taxes for 'open space.'
TAX # 5: 2009 - Darlene Senger voted for higher property tax.
TAX # 6: 2009 - Darlene Senger voted for HB255, raising taxes on grocery beer, wine, candy, etc
TAX # 7: 2009 - Darlene Senger voted for HB2343, raising taxes on doctors, making healthcare cost more.
TAX # 8: 2012 - Darlene Senger voted for HB5789, raising taxes on parks.
TAX # 9: 2012 - Darlene Senger voted for SB2194, raising the cigarette tax.
In 2011, Darlene Senger voted for SB 965 that authorized RED LIGHT CAMERAS
In 2011, Darlene Senger voted for HB2193, ensuring government ID for purchase of Drano
In 2008, Darlene Senger opposed driver's licenses for illegal aliens: READ HERE.
In 2013, Darlene Senger voted for driver's licenses for illegal aliens: SEE VOTE HERE.
Now a summary-
"It's going to be a lot of hard work on our end to make sure we're getting our fair share of dollars..." -- Darlene Senger, 2008
DARLENE: Who is "we" anyway?
09/06/2013 UPDATE -- Darlene Senger voted to support the "Litter Control Act" that made throwing a cigarette butt on the ground a $1500 fine (on first offense) and leaves an individual with a criminal record.
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