Campaign: Unsession Suggestion

THE TAX SURCHARGE REVERSE LOTTERY BENEFIT

From time to time the Legislature needs to raise what might be called "emergency revenue", and so we end up with an unpopular occasional one or two year tax surcharge as a solution to the problem. The sting of the surcharge could be lessened if, (to just pick a dollar amount), every extra $100 a person pays into the surcharge represented a ticket to a lottery in which there was a chance to win a tax credit on the following ...more »

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Campaign: Unsession Suggestion

LOTTERY FOR THE VIKINGS STADIUM WITH THOUSANDS OF WINNERS.

People are always saying of the lottery that they would sooner see a thousand people win $10,000, than one person win $10,000,000. So give the public what it wants for a limited number of times in order to raise the funds necessary to replace the revenue lost from the repeal of business taxes from the last session of the legislature. Stipulate that a thousand people will receive $10,000 when the proceeds reach a predetermined ...more »

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