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Big Government Tries Again to Tax Soda Like a Sin

by melodie bowler / /

Once again, soda taxes have reached the November ballot in two California cities, Berkeley and San Francisco. Berkeley’s city leaders have chosen to place a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on the ballot; San Francisco’s measure attempts to levy a 2-cents-per-ounce tax. While called a “soda” tax, these measures would actually tax all beverages sweetened with sugar, including juices, iced teas, sports and energy drinks.


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Taxpayers Already Fighting November Ballot Measures

by Lee Schalk / /

As we head towards fall, debates regarding state and local November ballot measures are heating up. In many places, groups of citizen activists are organizing to push back against the threat of greater spending and higher taxes.
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New Orleans Mayor Pushing Tax Hike Measures

by Lee Schalk / /

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Obama Flip-Flops on Healthcare Plans, and Independence Institute‘s Linda Gorman - Speaking of Taxpayers, Nov. 14

by Douglas Kellogg / /

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Ballot Measures 2013: Taxpayers Thwart Worst, But Many Bad Measures Still Pass

by Lee Schalk / /

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Five Quirky Taxes to Watch Out for on Tuesday's Ballot

by curtis kalin / /

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What Tricks & Treats Face Taxpayers this Election Day? And BillTally‘s New Report - Speaking of Taxpayers, Nov. 1

by Douglas Kellogg / /

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Billions on the November 5 Ballot

by Lee Schalk / /

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Sleepy Election? No Way! Taxpayer Group's Analysis of State & Local Ballot Measures Reveals Major Issues at Stake

by Pete Sepp, Lee Schalk / /

Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released its 2013 Ballot Guide: The Taxpayer's Perspective. NTU's guide covers statewide and local propositions, initiatives, referenda, proposals and constitutional amendments from 14 states that w
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Speaking of Taxpayers: Election Dejection?

by Douglas Kellogg / /

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