Unidentified Robocall Takes Aim At Issue 4

11/3/17 – 5:07 A.M.

Opponents of Issue 4 in Hancock County launched a robocall campaign against the quarter-percent sales tax increase Thursday. However elected officials say it’s full of inaccuracies…

Audio:RoboCall Audio

The Courier reports Prosecutor and former Commissioner Phil Riegle was talking about the sales tax issue when the call started making the rounds. He said the state sets the salaries for the commissioners. Riegle added pay raises for elected officials can’t take place during their current term. They can only take effect after an election.

The recording doesn’t identify the organization that paid for the call. The Hancock County Commissioners plan to address the robocall at a 10 a.m. press conference.