Find out who your representatives are and send them an email, write a letter, or place a phone call to let them know what you are thinking about this unprecedented tax hike. This method can become very powerful when it is coordinated so a large volume of calls, letters, or emails hits the office at the same time. We have asked ever member of the General Assembly to sign a Repeal Pledge, Download the Pledge and ask them to sign it. Make sure to be polite and concise in your communication, and to be very direct about the issue.
Writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper can be an effective way to communicate your concerns about the political situation, praise a legislator for his or her stand against this tax hike or share some information that you think the people in your region should hear. Even with the shift of mass communication over to the internet, many people today still enjoy getting their news through print, and you will often find a more dedicated audience there.