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Tankosphere Today: Nov. 7, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On November 7, 2008 @ 3:24 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

I’m getting to this paper — a proposal from moderate-liberal, Democratic insiders Andy Rotherham and Sara Mead — kind of late because I was working on other things when it came out, but something in it begs for commentary, especially since folks like Rotherham and Mead will likely have at least part of President-elect Obama’s ear…

During the summer, Governor Schwarzenegger proposed a temporary sales tax hike to close the expected budget gap, but he settled for other reforms when opposition was fierce to raising the state’s highest-in-the-nation sales tax. Now budget projections show a larger gap, so he’s back, this time with a larger tax hike…

The Department of Energy is funding the University of Idaho with $732K to prove the feasibility of using highly magnetic nanoparticles to reprocess used nuclear fuel…

Top personal income tax rates around the world have fallen by an average of 2.5% in the past six years, as governments strive to balance their need for revenue with the impact of increasing global labor mobility, a new study from KPMG International has found…


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URLs in this post:

[1] Nothing Innovative in Federal Education – Cato-at-Liberty: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/11/06/nothing-innovative-in-federal-education/

[2] California Sales Tax Back in the Spotlight: LA and SF Would Have Double-Digit Rates – The Tax Foundation: http://www.taxfoundation.org/blog/show/23909.html

[3] NEI Nuclear Notes: Magnetic Nanoparticles to the Rescue … Maybe: http://neinuclearnotes.blogspot.com/2008/11/magnetic-nanoparticles-to-rescue-maybe.html

[4] Income Tax Rates Fall All Over the World – Friends of ATR: http://friendsofatr.blogspot.com/2008/11/income-tax-rates-fall-all-over-world.html

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