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While the Bush administration promotes federal tax cuts, a growing number of governors and state legislators are considering raising taxes and other fees to cope with ongoing budget crises. We’ll learn more about the economic woes most states are facing, and about how they are being addressed.
- Arturo Perez National Council of State Legislatures
- Iris Lav Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
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