Group of residents urge 'No' vote on Vision 2025
Monday, September 8th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6
Tulsa County voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide which, if any of the four Vision 2025 proposals will pass.
Supporters hope yes votes on the four plans will help build a new arena, keep American Airlines here and bring Boeing to Tulsa. The opposition is not giving up without a fight. â€˜Noâ€™ supporters lined the intersection of 71st and 145th East Avenue Sunday. They say a one-cent sales tax increase is nonsense and will only further hurt the city and its residents.
Johnny Purdom: "I'm on social security. I'm on a fixed income they keep raising taxes but social security gets no more money."
Sarah Shepherd: "I don't think we need a new convention center. I don't think we need to try and bribe American Airlines or Boeing to stay. I don't think Boeing is gonna come here."
Mark Nunley: â€œWe've already invested in this company many times over just like the third penny sales tax that was suppose to take care of infrastructure - still have problems."