Bangor Councilors Oppose Tabor Two and Excise Tax Issues 

City councilors in Bangor are going on record in opposition of two issues on the November ballot – a taxpayer bill of rights and an auto excise tax.The taxpayer’s bill – or Tabor Two, as its known – was up for discussion at Monday night’s City Council Meeting. Tabor was originally proposed and defeated in a statewide vote in 2006.It would set limits on local and state budgets.At Monday night’s meeting, several people spoke out against Tabor Two. Their concerns included decreased funding for schools as well as city projects.In the end, the council voted overwhelmingly against Tabor Two.The city council also opposed the referendum that would lower excise taxes on new cars. The councilors decisions allows the city to now publicly speak out against both issues. Voters will have the final say on them, though, this fall.