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Taxation without representation is back (access required)

The Legislature must have a two-thirds vote to raise your taxes. However, the Legislature and the governor have found a stealthy way around this. They cut certain budgets, but then granted unlimited fee (tax) authority to several agencies. By unlimited, ...

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State budget digs deeper hole next year (access required)

Ideally, when the state budget is passed each year, lawmakers and the governor can breathe a sigh of relief that the year’s difficult finance issues have been tackled.  Sadly, instead of tackling those problems, the fiscal year 2009 budget punted ...

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