On the street

Mark Martin, car body worker, Verona, Mo.

“No. They just collect money from the people and make money off them. Taxation is the most unbiblical thing in the world.”

Brian Iron Whiteman, operations manager, Lawrence

“Yeah, I do. If the budget is in trouble, we should do our part.”

James Hubin, Connex International employee, Lawrence

“No, probably not. What they put taxes toward doesn’t benefit me in any way.”

Dani Reitz, substitute teacher, Lawrence

“No. It feels like there’s a lot of budgeting stuff that needs to be figured out before we have to pay more.”