Think tank releases blueprint to fully fund education, Medicaid & lower property taxes

“To provide the necessary $320 million to fully fund public schools, $110.5 million for the state’s share of Medicaid expansion and $213 million to lower property taxes by restoring revenue sharing, MECEP recommends rolling back income tax cuts that benefit the wealthiest taxpayers, closing business tax loopholes and bringing back the inheritance tax on multi-million dollar estates. The organization has mailed its plan to the over 390 candidates for the Legislature as well as the gubernatorial candidates in an effort to get a head start on lobbying the future elected officials for a more progressive state budget.”

Click here to read the full story, published September 20 in The Free Press.