Indian tribe legal challenges helped ...

Indian tribe legal challenges helped create budget deficit

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ALBANY -- Legal challenges from the state's Indian tribes have kept New York from collecting any of the $150 million officials hoped to receive from the sales tax on cigarettes sold on reservations, pushing the state's enacted budget further out of balance.

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Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#1 Nov 20, 2010
Here's a rad idea. Instead of trying to squeeze the poor Indians, reduce spending to below income, use the surplus to pay off the debt, thus freeing yourself from the burden of interest payments, thus increasing funds for useful projects

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