Top Ten Budget Myths

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10) State government is more efficient than Washington.

9) Unfunded mandates have no local tax consequences.

8) Campaign contributions don’t affect budget policy.

7) Politicians can recognize and cut waste.

6) You can cut your way to a surplus.

5) There are two political parties.

4) Class doesn’t matter.

3) Compromise is bad.

2) Greed is good.

1) Less is more.

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