Daily Archives: August 22, 2009

Daggett proposes intriguing idea: Luxury tax on self-funded campaigns

Christopher Daggett is an independent candidate for Governor of New Jersey. Daggett is suggesting a 33% tax on a candidates’ who raise more than twice the amount at which publicly-financed candidates are capped. The receipts would then be distributed to the other candidates proportional to how much they raised. The proposal is based on Major League Baseball’s policy on teams that outspend a pre-set cap [read more]