RI Favorites - Chafee’s Tax Breaks on Cars and Home
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Stories about wealthy politicians seeking out tax breaks aren’t necessarily new—but Chafee ran on a platform of being a different kind of politician, one who set a higher bar for himself than others seeking office. He also ran as the truth-teller on taxes, putting Rhode Islanders on notice that he planned to raise taxes and calling on all taxpayers to share the burden. All this made a story about his efforts to rack up tax breaks that much more interesting and relevant to Rhode Islanders as they headed to the polls the next day.
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