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Governors cut taxes — and medical aid to the poor

Publié par Clifford Armion le 04/12/2011

Noam N. Levey

"Reporting from Augusta, Maine In their drive to cut medical assistance to the poor while pushing tax breaks benefiting the affluent, congressional Republicans are following the lead of a group of governors who have championed this approach to balance state budgets. "The strategy reprising the supply-side economics of the Ronald Reagan era has caught on with conservatives who say that lowering taxes for corporations and wealthy taxpayers will boost state economies. "But the moves are sparking a debate in capitols from Arizona to Wisconsin to Maine over who is being asked to sacrifice and whether the strategy will produce more jobs." Read on...
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"Governors cut taxes — and medical aid to the poor", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2011. Consulté le 18/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/governors-cut-taxes-and-medical-aid-to-the-poor