2012 - Ramirez voted to place a 50% increase on the Utility Tax on the Stanton ballot. This would have pushed the utility tax from 5% to 7.5%. This utility tax is also on cellphones.
2012 - Ramirez voted to place a 7.5% tax on Stanton's cable television on the Stanton ballot. This is in addition to the franchise fee that is already on the bill which was put on there without a vote of the people.
2014 - Council Member Rigoberto Ramirez
put the Stanton Sales Tax Increase on the November 2014 Stanton ballot which passed making it the highest sales tax in Orange County.
2016 - Council Member Rigoberto Ramirez
raised the fees on the local Stanton sewer tax multiple times over the past few years without a vote of the people.