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Voters again reject anti-government TABOR formulas

Date Published: 11/04/2009


Overlooked  in much of the analysis in this off-year election results were the latest defeats of anti-government "TABOR" (an acronym derived from "Taxpayers Bill of Rights,'' a frequently used title for such efforts) initiatives in two states, Washington and Maine. TABOR formulas are designed to impose arbitrary limits on growth of taxes and appropriations, and most mainstream policy experts dismiss them as unwise and inflexible.    

As the national Center for Budget and Policy Priorities noted :    


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