TITLE

Cigarette-tax hike proposed to shore up budget

AUTHOR(S)
Landrigan, Kevin
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
New Hampshire Business Review;5/9/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of a cigarette-tax increase to make up the shortage in New Hampshire revenue by Gov. John Lynch. He denied raising the sin taxes again for political reason. House Deputy Republican Leader David Hess said that the tax raise disappointed him, suggesting to rather cut spending to raise revenue. Lynch stressed the need to lower spending and the delivery of essential services. Statistical information related to state budget forecast is presented.
ACCESSION #
32034728

 

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