New COAST leader
Jason Gloyd, the anti-tax Republican who was spokesman for the No Jail Tax Campaign has been selected as the new chairman of Citizens Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes. The decision was made Dec. 15, said Chris Finney, the organization's attorney. He replaces James Uhrling.
Gloyd said he was "honored" to have the position.
"I'm honored to follow in James Uhrling's footsteps and take over chairmanship of COAST," he said. "With both mainstream political parties intent on continually letting down the taxpayers, we have a vital role to play. The citizens of this county and state have been far too generous with our tax dollars for far too long. Our challenge is to limit the growth of government and keep spending below the rate of inflation. If we can be successful in that, the area can prosper."