New Mass. Taxpayers Foundation analysis
calls Question 4 affordable

Will wonders never cease -- pigs must be flying after this! The clueless Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation -- after its years of doom-and-gloom erroneous predictions -- has finally admitted that Question 4 is doable -- that the money is available to keep the promise, rollback the 11-year old "temporary" income tax, and still maintain the present level of government spending!

According to the most recent MTF study, when Question 4 passes the state can even continue to grow the budget at an annual rate of 4.5 percent!

The "fiscal risks associated with Question 4 are considerably less than they were even at the beginning of the year," the MTF now recognizes.

You'd never know it reading today's Boston Globe headline, "Tax-cutting initiatives criticized," but that really shouldn't surprise anybody!

Chip Ford

State House News Service
October 2, 2000

Tax/toll cuts analyses

Tax Rollback Committee


Tax Rollback Committee
welcomes MTF report

Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation

October 2, 2000

MTF Analysis:
Fiscal Consequences of Ballot Questions 4 and 6

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, October 2, 2000

Tax-cutting initiatives criticized
By Regina Montague
Globe Correspondent

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