NH GOP - ICYMI: CLAIM HASSAN BUDGET RAISES $100 MILLION IN TAXES AND FEES ACCURATE

Independent Fact Checking Organization Backs Up Tax And Fee Claim
 
"Governor Hassan's fiscally irresponsible budget would devastate New Hampshire's already sluggish economy by raising taxes and fees on working families by over $100 million. It is unacceptable that the governor continues to refuse to compromise with the Legislature and hold New Hampshire's economy hostage to her political ambitions." - NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn
 
PolitiFact: "The $100 Million Number Can Be Defended" "Given the revenue numbers that Hassan cited in her February budget -- regardless of any quotes or citations applied to the ad -- the $100 million number can be defended as long as both taxes and fees are included." (Clay Wirestone, "Americans for Prosperity calls NH Gov. Maggie Hassan's budget proposal a tax increase," PolitiFact.com, 8/27/15)
 
PolitiFact: "Tax And Fee Changes The Governor Put Together... Easily Adds Up To $100 Million" "And looking at a list of tax and fee changes the governor put together in February -- including the tweaks to the tax code -- easily adds up to $100 million." (Clay Wirestone, "Americans for Prosperity calls NH Gov. Maggie Hassan's budget proposal a tax increase," PolitiFact.com, 8/27/15)
 
PolitiFact: "21-Cent Increase In The Cigarette Tax" "A 21-cent increase in the cigarette tax. Her budget proposal from February says this would raise $39.2 million, while her July revision predicts an extra $32.6 million." (Clay Wirestone, "Americans for Prosperity calls NH Gov. Maggie Hassan's budget proposal a tax increase," PolitiFact.com, 8/27/15)
 
PolitiFact: "$5 Increase To Register Vehicles, As Well As A Hike In Title Fees" "A $5 increase to register vehicles, as well as a hike in title fees...It totals about $29.4 million." (Clay Wirestone, "Americans for Prosperity calls NH Gov. Maggie Hassan's budget proposal a tax increase," PolitiFact.com, 8/27/15)
 
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