The cost to the American people of hidden taxes within government regulations is staggering! Congress continues to abdicate their authority to unelected bureaucrats in several federal agencies forcing businesses to pay for compliance. In the end, the consumer is left holding the bag for these compliance costs.
And we see local politicians adding to this big government scheme by adding their own regulations. Wyoming is seeing this happen right before our eyes. Wyoming politicians continue to spend, spend, and spend some more. They claim they had to raise gasoline taxes to pay for roads and associated infrastructure instead of budgeting wisely. The governor claims to have saved us money yet appoints an education czar at $205,000 salary, more than twice than what the Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI) is paid, and keep in mind the SPI was still receiving her salary too. And this is not to mention the cost of his witch hunt over the SPI position costing the taxpayer over $2 MILLION.
Mead wants to spend $24 MILLION of taxpayer money in Thermopolis to have a state run water park. And we see in Natrona County a proposed $33 MILLION bond issue to be decided in a Special Election on May 6, for swimming pools. This is in addition to the $278 MILLION from the state.
While the average taxpayer has to tighten their belts to make do, our politicians continue with their spending mentality and it is destroying our country.
Here is an article that illustrates just how out of control politicians have become. The numbers are unbelievably staggering. http://news.investors.com/042914-698787-regulatory-economy-booms-under-president-obama.htm