Libertarian Feliciano the anti-Shumlin candidate in VT governors race

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Elections, News, Politics & Elections, Taxes, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Of all the candidates seeking to become governor of Vermont, Libertarian Dan Feliciano arguably represents the starkest contrast to the policies of Gov. Peter Shumlin. In this interview with Vermont Watchdog, Feliciano pulls no punches in discussing Shumlin’s record, and he warns Vermonters of the economic consequences of adopting single payer health care.

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Californians asked to approve $12.3 billion in proposed school bonds

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  California, Taxes, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

California's low turnout rate due to flaws in the voter rolls, and the potential for fraud, an expert said.

The real money to watch is in the countless local bond issues that now encumber California taxpayers with over $250 billion in debt.

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New Jersey has worst business tax climate

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Jobs + Growth, New Jersey, Taxes, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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The Tax Foundation has released its State Business Tax Climate Index, and New Jersey is at the bottom.

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Examining Gov. Corbett’s record of no-tax pledges and big tax breaks

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Budget + Tax, Budget and Spending, Elections, Issues, Jobs + Growth, News, Pennsylvania, Pensions, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

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Gov. Tom Corbett stood at the podium in the state Capitol media center, flanked by representatives of business, labor and government from all parts of Pennsylvania, to announce the biggest tax break in state history.

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State tax rankings loom large in blue state governors’ races

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Elections, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Taxes, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Blue state governors are fighting for their jobs as voters on both sides of the political spectrum appear willing to consider Republican challengers. Newly released state tax rankings may help explain why.

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In Pennsylvania, Bill Clinton supports Tom Wolf’s taxing agenda

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Elections, Energy and Environment, Pennsylvania, Politics, State Elections, State Politics, Taxes, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Bill Clinton uses the same message he has used for other candidates, personalizing his speech to Tom Wolf, and keeping in step with his folksy brand.

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