Review & Outlook: Turning Arizona Into New Jersey

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Wall Street Journal

Aug 27, 12:00 AM

Review & Outlook: Turning Arizona Into New Jersey

Unions have spearheaded two ballot initiatives to repeal an expansion of education-savings accounts and double the top marginal income-tax rate to 9%. The political gambit is to raise taxes on the affluent supposedly to finance education, but history shows that spending will quickly soak up new revenues and the unions will soon be back for more.

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