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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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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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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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