New Tax Proposals Not Just An Illinois Thing

"Five governors are proposing hefty tax increases to bankroll ambitious new health-care and education programs," according to this roundup (Is `No new taxes' mantra fading in states?), which describes the trend as "Strikingly different from the situation just a few years ago, when legislatures facing a fiscal crisis bent over backwards to avoid major tax hikes."

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