"Saved" is misleading
"The difference over the (previous) four years between where things were headed and where we brought them to over the last four years is a total of $816 in saved property tax money."
Debatable estimate downplays other reasons people move
"Estimates say individuals who escaped these high tax states have taken with them around $2 trillion in adjusted gross income."
It was a central piece of Obama's 2012 campaign
Says President Barack Obama has "not proposed one thing that would change" the fact that Warren Buffett pays a lower tax rate than his secretary.
Ring out the wrong, ring in the ... wrong
New tax increases that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2015, "all passed under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare."
Texans who itemized
"Texas families have kept more than $10 billion in their family budgets since we successfully fought to restore Texas' sales tax deduction a decade ago."
He saved $118 over last year
"My property taxes went down largely because my technical college portion went down 35.5% because of the money we put in at state."
Deduction skews to the rich, but not so drastically
The home-mortgage deduction is widely thought to be "a middle-class benefit. It's not -- 73 percent of it goes to people making a quarter-million dollars or more a year."
A little complexity to Howell's actions
"Bill Howell has been the consistent force behind every major tax increase in Virginia in the last decade."
Seniors pay half fares
Mike "Martinez has voted to raise taxes and utility rates while ending free bus service for seniors."
On taxin' and spendin', advantage Wisconsin
"Wisconsin’s state budget is almost twice as large per person as the state budget of Texas, and even after billions in tax cuts, Wisconsin’s working families and businesses remain subject to a heavy tax burden."
Austin is "burdened by the fastest-growing tax increases of any major city in the nation."
Inflated factoid ignores most long-term homeless
"In Rhode Island, a recent study showed that among a group of people who had been homeless for a year or more, Medicaid costs averaged about $60,000 per person."
— Rhode Island
Georgia ranks a distant third for region
Georgia has some of the highest gas taxes in the Southeast but one of the lowest taxes on gasoline for transportation in the nation.
Accurate in raw dollar terms
Republicans approved 12 times larger tax breaks for "people making over 350 grand" than for "the average middle-class person."
ID theft a huge problem nationally
Georgia has the country’s second highest number of fraudulent tax refund claims.
Hype over substance
"Jeanne Shaheen was principally involved in a plot with Lois Lerner and President Barack Obama’s political appointee at the IRS to lead a program of harassment against conservative nonprofit groups during the 2012 election"
— New Hampshire
$2 billion worth of assumptions
Seth Magaziner "plans to spend billions more of your money."
More to it than that
Says Scott Walker "gave $6 million in tax breaks to a corporation and told them that they can keep that money even if they lay off half their workforce."
Despite hiccups, things are on track
No Tax For Tracks
Photos prove the Denver light rail system has low ridership.
One exemption expanded, one not settled
"This year," the Austin City Council "granted a small homestead" property tax "exemption of $5,000... applied equally to everyone. And we also granted an exemption for the elderly and the disabled members of the community."
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