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More States Look to Raise Taxes; WSJ
« on: April 09, 2009, 06:55:45 AM »
More States Look to Raise Taxes

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123923448796803135.html#printMode

By LESLIE EATON

A free fall in tax revenue is driving more state lawmakers to turn to broad-based tax increases in a bid to close widening budget gaps.

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Re: More States Look to Raise Taxes; WSJ
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2009, 02:56:12 PM »
Desperate nonsense from my home state:

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Seattle Rep. Eric Pettigrew declared at the end of today's two-hearing on his proposed sales tax increase measure: "If voters do not pass this legislation, people will die."

Keep blowing on that balloon, don't mind the fact that it already popped.