The 10 worst economic moves

Boroughs, D.L.; Collins, S.
January 1992
U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p54
Analyzes the 10 worst economic blunders that desperate state and local governments are committing. The long-term impact of these blunders; A painful bite for business; The hazards of telephone taxation; Medicaid budgets; Stiff excise taxes on new-construction permits; The real-estate bust; The `Twinkie tax'; Searching for a fiscal anchor; Robbing the states blind; Squeezing America's poorest citizens; Locked in by lower property taxes; More.


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