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Senate GOP Proposes Two-Thirds Majority To Raise, Pass New Taxes

Senate Republicans are putting forth a resolution calling for a change in the state constitution.  The change proposed Tuesday would require the House and Senate to meet a two-thirds majority before raising or enacting new taxes.  The current threshold to approve a tax increase is a simple majority in each chamber.  The new plan would make it much harder for the legislature to create new sources of revenue.

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