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BHI Dispatch: Weighing in on Wisconsin’s Act 10: Governor Walker’s reforms helped state

Wisconsin’s Act 10 saved tax dollars, preserved vital services and spurred state economy, new study shows BOSTON – Act 10, which institutes reforms in the state’s public sector collective bargaining law, has resulted in savings of between $773 million and almost $1.195 billion to both state and local government. The savings have spared the Wisconsin economy economic losses it would…

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Is CA Brewing Another Taxpayer Revolt

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) The state that introduced the country to the idea of capping property taxes,appears ready to take on public sector unions. Here’s hoping that what’s happening in CA does as much for income and sales taxes as Prop 13 did for homeowners. Some backround. First we have the city of Bell, CA, that even…

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Hedlund outlines pension reform plan

( – promoted by garrett3000)     Massachusetts State Senate Minority Whip Sen. Robert Hedlund will detail his plan to reform the state’s pension system at a meeting of the Quincy Republican City Committee on Tuesday night.   Sen. Hedlund has proposed a bill that would close loopholes and tighten regulations exploited by the likes of former UMass president Billy…

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