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Haslam cut taxes, raised surplus -- but Cato gives him a 'D'

With a Republican governor presiding over a Repuplican-dominated legislature, it would seem to follow that Tennessee would be earning high marks from organizations like the Cato Institute. But Cato recently gave Gov. Bill Haslam a 'D' and assigned him a number grade putting him among the lowest-ranking governors in the country. This, despite Haslam cutting taxes significantly and raising the state's rainy-day fund. What gives?

By Richard Locker :: Published on Monday, October 29th, 2012 at 06:10 a.m.

Introducing PolitiFact's Haslam-O-Meter

Our new feature will track and rate the campaign promises of Gov. Bill Haslam.

By Steve Ahillen :: Published on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 04:00 a.m.

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