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Spin Control

Parsing the income tax issue

Democrats running in the hot 6th Legislative District are now flatly rejecting income taxes – at least in campaign ads.

Don Barlow and John Driscoll are responding to Republican-backed groups that have accused them supporting an income tax. But the statements in new advertisements for the campaign are much simplified from what they’ve said before when questioned about income taxes.

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.