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Tax businessmen, save tournament

Posted: May 10, 2009 9:41 p.m.
Updated: May 11, 2009 4:55 a.m.
At first I was dismayed when I read in The Signal ("City to woo tourism," May 5) that the city might not be able to hold the Champions Classic golf tournament because AT&T had pulled out as title sponsor along with its $2 million contribution to the event.

But then when The Signal informed me that the tournament brings about $7 million to the city's businesses, the answer became clear. Since businesses make so much from the tournament, we should tax them to raise the $2 million.

I'm sure they will be happy to pay since they make so much (about $5 million) when the event is held in Santa Clarita.

Which of our councilmen will be the first to step up and "champion" this great idea to benefit our business community?


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