Byron Schlomach on KTAR

Posted on April 02, 2009 | Type: Audio
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Governor Jan Brewer wants to raise Arizona's sales tax by a penny to help close the state budget deficit. This is a bad idea, as doing so would result in over 14,000 private sector jobs lost, real economic output would decline by $1.2 billion, and Arizonans would see their after-tax income fall by $300 per household. Goldwater Institute economist Byron Schlomach went on KTAR's Joe Crummey Show to talk about why spending cuts are the best way to close the budget gap.

Listen to it here.

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