SMN details education sales tax spending and results of shortfall

Anyone who’s interested in a detailed analysis of public spending of tax dollars should read ESPLOST: Promises and perceptions in Savannah-Chatham County schools by Jenel Few in today’s Savannah Morning News. The 1 percent sales tax approved by voters in…

An ESPLOST rant . . . [updated]

I’m all for increased spending on public education in the county, and I’m all for — at times — specific infrastructure upgrades. Raise my property taxes. Raise sales taxes that can also go to teacher hiring and general operations.