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California may cut state’s pot taxes to help lagging legal sales

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 7:30pm 1/29/2019 at 7:30pm
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Late last year, I noted that over-taxation and over-regulation have impacted the amount of tax generated from marijuana sales in California.
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Elizabeth Warren Proposing New ‘Wealth Tax’ on ‘Very Rich’ Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:00am 1/25/2019 at 11:00am

As we recently pointed out, Democrat hopefuls for 2020 are already trying to out-left each other on how much they want to raise taxes. Elizabeth Warren is trying to stake out new territory in that area with a proposed wealth tax.

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Democrat 2020 Hopefuls Already Competing for Who Wants the Highest Tax Rates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:00am 1/12/2019 at 10:00am
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As more Democrats declare their intention to run for president in 2020, they will be under increased pressure to distinguish themselves from the rest of the crowd.

One of the ways this is already unfolding is a competition to be the person who wants to raise taxes the...

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Dem Rising Star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls for 70 Percent Top Tax Rate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 10:00am 1/5/2019 at 10:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been a member of Congress for exactly two days, but for some reason, we’re already seeing her on TV talking about tax and energy policies. Also consider that what she’s proposing would make Bernie Sanders blush.

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FCC decision could kill California’s flirtation with text messaging “Economic Justice” tax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/13/2018 at 2:00pm
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California regulators are among the most creative rule-makers when it comes to separating citizens from their money. Take, for instance, this amazing new proposal to tax text messages in the name of “Economic Justice.”

California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help...

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Harvard Would Pay Massive Endowment Tax Under Dem Nominee’s Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2018 at 8:00am 9/21/2018 at 8:00am

This is funny because when Republicans added a more moderate tax on endowments like Harvard’s last year, Massachusetts Democrats opposed it.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard would pay $500 million annual endowment tax under Democratic nominee’s plan

Bipartisanship is making a comeback!

Congressional Republicans forced through a tax on big private university endowments in last...

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NY-CT-MD-NJ file lawsuit over Trump tax law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/18/2018 at 3:00pm
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Despite the fact that millions of their citizens are enjoying the “crumbs” of the tax cuts, including bonuses from their now prosperous companies, four states are filing lawsuits against the IRS, claiming the tax law is unconstitutional.

New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming last year’s tax...

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Silicon Valley Cities Still Eyeing a ‘Google Tax’ After Head Tax Failure in Seattle

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/18/2018 at 1:00pm
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I blogged last week that Seattle’s city council pulled its head tax less than a month after the members passed it after legitimate pressure from Amazon, Starbucks, and other businesses.

I detailed in my blog the trouble with unnecessary corporate taxes such as fewer new jobs and less expansion. Despite this, the...

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Pressure From Amazon, Starbucks Causes Seattle to Scrap Corporate ‘Head Tax’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/13/2018 at 6:00pm
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Less than a month after they passed it, Seattle’s city council voted to repeal the corporate head tax after facing legitimate pressure from companies like Starbucks and Amazon.

The tax would have forced companies that make “more than $20 million a year pay an annual $275 tax per employee.” The council predicted...

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New Jersey Governor Shocked He Can’t Tax Citizens to Death

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/2/2018 at 2:00pm
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One would think the Democratic legislature of New Jersey would be eager to pass a tax hike on millionaires now that the state has a Democratic governor. After all, they passed the hike five times during the tenure of Republican Chris Christie even though they knew he would veto it.

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California gas tax repeal ballot initiative clears first major hurdle

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 4:00pm 4/29/2018 at 4:00pm
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California’s citizens are busy collecting signatures and submitting ballot proposals so that they can change the laws created by the Democratic Party-dominated state legislature.

Groups had been hard at work to repeal the onerous gas tax that has been in place since last November. They managed to collect enough signatures, which will...

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Democrats: Give Us the House so We Can Raise Your Taxes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7:00am 4/18/2018 at 7:00am
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In addition to their multiple calls for greater gun control, Democrats have found another message they believe is a winner for the 2018 midterms. They want to repeal the GOP tax cuts. They can’t stand the idea of people being allowed to keep more of their own money.

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Surprise! NJ’s Democrat Governor Wants $1.6 Billion Tax Hikes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:00am 3/15/2018 at 7:00am
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) has proposed his first budget, and it’s loaded with new taxes and tax policy that is intended to raise approximately $1.6 billion in new tax revenue.

The tax increases are being met with mixed reactions from New Jersey Democrats; some favor the proposals, some don’t think...

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Democrats Pin Midterm Hopes on Tax Hike Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/11/2018 at 7:30pm
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Earlier this week Senate Democrats introduced a tax plan designed to show what Democrats can be expected to do should they win back majorities in Congress.

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Mexican man steals $361K using fake American identification

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 2:00pm 3/8/2018 at 2:00pm
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The federal court in San Diego has an intriguing case of identity fraud on its docket.

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Baltimore Mayor Charges Taxpayers to Send Students to Anti-Gun March

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:00am 3/8/2018 at 9:00am
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Baltimore’s new Mayor Catherine Pugh is sending public school students to the “March for Our Lives” event in Washington, DC. The event has been organized for the students of Parkland who have been repeatedly exploited by the left to push gun control. Pugh is charging the taxpayers of Baltimore for...

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Philadelphia Soda Tax Fizzles, Brings in $13 Million Less Than Expected

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:00pm 3/1/2018 at 7:00pm

Philadelphia set the bar last year when officials added a 1.5 cents-an-ounce to sweetened beverages. It only brought in $78.8 million…$13 million less than they city hoped.

You mean to tell me that when you charge a lot more for pop that people won’t buy it? I’m SHOCKED! Not really. I mean,...

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