Pioneer seeks to increase pubic awareness of the risks associated with raising taxes and increasing government regulations at a time when businesses across the Commonwealth are really struggling as a result of the COVID pandemic.

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Study: Legislature Likely to Reduce Spending on Education and Transportation from Other Revenue Sources, Replace Cuts with Surtax Money

Revenue from a ballot initiative to amend the state Constitution and raise income taxes on households and businesses by adopting a graduated income tax structure would supposedly provide resources for transportation and public education, but a new study published by Pioneer Institute finds that, were the tax amendment to pass, the money would be fungible and much of it likely spent on general budget measures.   

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