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AZ Legislature

Remember when they extended the quarter point tax increase to maintain the roads? We don\'t need private authority, with a board of directors, to administer the roads and set up the tolls. sounds kinda like the Fed...

AZ Legislature

Remember when they extended the quarter point tax increase to maintain the roads? We don\'t need private authority, with a board of directors, to administer the roads and set up the tolls. sounds kinda like the Fed...

AZ Legislature

Remember when they extended the quarter point tax increase to maintain the roads? We don't need private authority, with a board of directors, to administer the roads and set up the tolls. sounds kinda like the Fed...

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Goldwater Institute

The local Super Bowl Host Committee shoveled out about $17 million for the weeklong Super Bowl party in Phoenix. Some are lobbying to have the legislature make taxpayers bear more of the expense of bringing the Super Bowl back to Phoenix in 2012.

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Baltimore Sun

The stadium is funded through a combination of sources, including a tax on large businesses and stadium concessions. The ownership, headed by Washington billionaire developer Theodore Lerner, is adding about $50 million of its own money

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CNN

You work hard, save, buy a house, pay it off, retire, but you really don't own your house. Economy turns bad, house values shoot up. Dollar value drops. Inflation. And you can't pay your property taxes. Work for gov't. for $7/ hour to pa

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Orange County Register

When the legislature is in seesion, the Capitol is awash with millions of dollars worth of lobbying talent. You have never seen so many suits per square yard in your life. In Sacramento, nothing of importance happens without the involvement

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Washington Post

The labor pains were coming, so Jessica Hodges got going. The 26-year-old bank teller sped toward Inova Fairfax Hospital, but before she got there, the law got her -- 57 mph in a 35 zone. Reckless driving. Hodges's labor pains subsided -- they tu

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Worldnetdaily

With summer travel in full gear and motorists more conscious of the price of gasoline than ever before, few Americans realize that up to 60 cents of the cost per galling is the result of local, state and federal taxes.

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InfoWars.com

The era of tax-free e-mail, Internet shopping and broadband connections could end this fall, if recent proposals in the U.S. Congress prove successful.

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Money is wealth, minimum wage laws increase wages thereby creating economic growth, war brings economic prosperity because it creates jobs, buy American because it creates jobs thereby creates economic expansion, increased tariffs protect American jo

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Tax Foundation (PDF)

State and local taxes will consume a record setting 11% of the nation’s income in 2007. Since 1986, the state-local tax burden had never fallen below 10% or risen above 10.9%. Figure 1 charts the course of the nation’s state-local tax burden sin

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USA Today

Google, Dell and Advanced Micro Devices are discovering that building new facilities in the USA can generate almost as much controversy as sending jobs overseas. Former state judge Robert Orr questions the perks used to woo Google. The company is get

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AP

A potentially explosive dispute in the City Too Busy to Hate is taking shape over a proposal to break Fulton County in two and split off Atlanta's predominantly white, affluent suburbs to the north from some of the metropolitan area's poorest

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USA Today

Christmas shoppers will pay higher sales taxes in many places this holiday season, and it's local governments — not states — that are imposing them. States trimmed sales tax rates slightly from 2003 to 2005, but the savings were more than offs

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Lewiston Sun Journal(Maine)

The city's new storm water utility fee(tax) is coming under fire from 2 legislative candidates who hope to put the matter before city voters. House District candidate David Hughes said he hopes to begin the city's referendum process today

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Associated Press

After motorist T. Allen Morgan got a speeding ticket in Coopertown — a town known for its heavy-handed traffic enforcement — he tried to pay his ticket like a good citizen. But he added a little note on his check which angered Mayor Danny Crosby.

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