Posted: Oct 17, 2012 5:41 PM by Mike Steele
Updated: Oct 17, 2012 5:41 PM
BATON ROUGE- Opponents of April's Capital Area Transit System tax increase say they are not surprised by recent controversy.
An article in The Advocate cites the CATS chief financial officer as saying some pre-election promises will not be met. Most deal with the number of routes the bus system will offer.
Elizabeth Dent with the watchdog group Taxbusters says the controversy is the same type of issue that has followed previous elections. She says if city parish leaders knew about the problem, shame on them: if they did not know, they should have done their homework.
CATS officials say it is too early to determine what long range plans will be made to meet the campaign promises. They denied the claims in the report.