Issue Commentary

01/31/02 – Insur⁠i⁠ng Proper Pol⁠i⁠cy Cons⁠i⁠dera⁠t⁠⁠i⁠on ⁠i⁠n Tax Reform Effor⁠t⁠s

By: The James Madison Institute / January 31, 2002

The James Madison Institute

Issue Commentary

January 31, 2002

A short four months ago most observers would have asserted that the coming legislative session would feature heated discussions about reapportionment and member survival and the construction of a state budget during a period of economic sluggishness. No one would have anticipated the firestorm of contention created, beginning in December, when leaders of the Senate put forth a radical restructuring of the existing tax code.