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Press Release

    Is Georgia Really Cutting Spending?

    01/16/2004

    Data recently released in the National Governors Association’s Fiscal Survey of States shows that Georgia’s budget for this year is set to increase spending despite increased revenue from additional taxes and fees levied on its citizens. In 2003, expenditures were estimated at just over $16.1 billion, but plans for 2004 have them increasing $177 million to nearly $16.3 billion. This is an increase in spending, despite rough economic times, additional federal bailout money, and roughly $400 million in tax and fee increases.

    This is an irresponsible budget that does not reflect the needs of the state during difficult economic times such as these. Lawmakers need to live within their means and not rely on increased tax and fee revenue to balance a budget while increasing needless spending at the same time.

    CSE wants to take action and prevent this from happening agains in the future – but we need you!

    Click on the link below to sign-up and join CSE’s volunteer army now! Then forward this email to as many of your fellow taxpayers as you can so that they can join our fight as well.

    Join the Fight

    CSE can help equip you with the tools you need to get actively involved in the political process and become an influential leader in combatting attempts by the liberal left to raise your taxes and grow the size of government. Call our toll free Member Hotline at 1-888-564-6273 and ask to speak with CSE’s Grassroots Coordinator for Georgia to find out how we can help make your voice heard both in Georgia and throughout the halls of Congress.