CLT NEWS RELEASE
Sunday, January 20, 2013


Gov. Patrick is wrong, and CLT is right


"You have the right to your opinion, but not your own facts."
Ronald Reagan

Sunday morning, just past 11 am, on WCVBs "On The Record," Gov. Patrick was asked about the state per capita tax burden, and told that Citizens for Limited Taxation says it is 4th highest in the nation.  He said this was wrong.  No, it is not Gov. Patrick is wrong:

http://taxfoundation.org/article/facts-figures-handbook-how-does-your-state-compare-0

See the PDF excerpt here, or go to the link above and scroll down to State and local tax burden per capita. Massachusetts ranks 4th.  This is the latest hard data compiled by the Bureau of the Census; there will be new data in April.  Massachusetts has been 4th highest for several years.

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