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There's a hole in the bucket... or two, or three, or four...

Green Mountain Daily - - 10:28 am Thu Feb 7th, 2013

In explaining his recommendation for an increase in the state gas tax, Governor Shumlin came up with a creative explanation for why this would not constitute a tax increase.

Because gas sales have gone down, "We're not talking about needing more money than we used to raise; we're talking about plugging the hole in the leaking bucket..."

If you follow that logic, we should respond to a recession by raising taxes on income and capital gains, because "We're not talking about more money than we used to raise..."

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Berlin, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Rutland, VT 05701 (Set as Local)
Middlesex, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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