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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

California Governor Asks for Tax Increases


“Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday proposed a ballot initiative that would ask Californians to raise taxes on themselves…. With many states still focused only on cuts, such a bold statement from California could reverberate nationwide – either giving other states cover to try similar measures or showing that, even with budgets in dire straits, tax increases are a political impossibility.” (Christian Science Monitor)

Coming to a state capital near you.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Hidden Cost of Taxation” by Dwight R. Lee