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TABOR bill: Trick or Treat?

I never imagined I’d see the day when Pennsylvania’s most liberal Democratic state Senators would quietly vote for a bill that’s a dream come true for Grover Norquist and the Club for Growth. But that’s exactly what happened this week, when two bills cleared the state Senate known as “TABOR” or taxpayer bill of rights.

While the title is as mom-and-apple-pie as it gets, TABOR is fiscal policy at its worst. TABOR locks the state into spending caps that may not be realistic to meet the state's current obligations to citizens, let alone respond to future needs.

Click "read more" below to find out why TABOR is so bad.

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