CNR board member gets critical

Members of the Board of Advisors of the Center for New Revenue do not necessarily agree with the Center’s actions.  Here’s an example.

I signed a letter urging Congress not to cut taxes for the most fortunate again.  Paul Gallis (Ph.D. History, Brown), a long-time Board Member, wrote:

“Was it written by committee?  Ask for a pass at re-writing if you’re displeased with what’s been produced.  In its present state, it wouldn’t be attractive to an editorial page, so whoever put work into the piece is unlikely to see any results.  You can be sufficiently diplomatic in asking for a last look at it.  Otherwise, there’s no use putting any effort at all into a piece that makes points that are worth a wider readership, but is laboriously written.” Continue reading CNR board member gets critical

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Center for New Revenue opposes federal tax cuts

The Center for New Revenue has signed a letter, begun by Americans for Tax Fairness.  The summary gives you the idea:

OPPOSE “ROUND 2” OF TRUMP-GOP TAX CUTS – STOP ANOTHER MASSIVE GIVEAWAY TO THE WEALTHY

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Video of Connecticut Marijuana Panel

My usual take on cannabis taxes:  tax low at first, tax by weight or THC, be careful about exempting medical.  Government sales are better.  After one of my co-panelists enthuses about female and minority MARIJUANA MILLIONAIRES, I show nervousness — I don’t think there will be very many.  Connecticut Legislative Commission on Women, Children and Seniors Cannabis Forum, Legislative Office Building, Hartford, Cannabis Revenue Panel, April 30, 2018. Video at http://ct-n.com/ctnplayer.asp?odID=15247; my intro at 39’30”; main remarks at 2’34”.

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