The Detroit News Commentary: Low taxes not the road to prosperity

Michigan’s voters sent a loud message to the state’s policymakers on taxes on Election Day. On Proposal 5, a well-informed public took the time to read and understand that a plan to virtually eliminate the ability of state lawmakers to raise any state taxes was dangerous to Michigan’s future. No on 5, a campaign I was proud to help lead, with many other organizations in the state, won 70 percent of the votes cast. November 19, 2012 — The Detroit News Commentary