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Vital Election 2014 Resources from NTU and Foundation

by Dan Barrett / /

National Taxpayers Union and Foundation has provided some great tools for voters to make the most informed decisions as they enter the voting booth. Our tools span the levels of government and the ways public officials would change tax policy and how tax dollars would be spent.


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Ballot Guide 

2014 General Election Ballot Guide: THE TAXPAYER’S PERSPECTIVE

by Lee Schalk / /

On November 4, voters from all across the country will head to the ballot box to decide which party will control the United State Senate and to determine the outcomes of tight gubernatorial races. While these contests may steal most of the headlines, taxp
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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 t
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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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