In Budget Preview, Ohio Governor Seeks Liquor, Cigarette Tax Hikes

Carvlin, Elizabeth
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32067, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that Ohio governor Bob Taft gave a preview of his 2006-2007 budget in his February 9, 2005, annual state of the state address. Taft's intention to ask the legislature to lower the sales tax to 5.5 percent; Other tax proposals the governor talked about in his address; His plan to ask voters to consider a constitutional amendment in November 2005 to boost bonding for his Third Frontier technology program and the Ohio Public Works Commission local infrastructure program.


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