A new paper on wealth inequality from economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman – who have written frequently on the subject – was released earlier this month. This paper is far better than previous attempts to measure...
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State Budgets: Mississippi Considering Hiring Freeze and Cigarette Tax Increase in New Budget
With tax collections down, Mississippi legislators have proposed a hiring freeze in their first draft of a $5 billion budget proposal for 2010. In November, Gov. Haley Barbour (R) imposed $42 million in cuts to balance the current budget. Barbour supports a cigarette tax increase in the 2010 budget.
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