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Benjamin Dietderich

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Benjamin Dietderich writes from Hillsdale, Michigan.

Benjamin Dietderich writes from Hillsdale, Michigan.

Recent Articles and Publications

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January 30, 2019
By Benjamin Dietderich
Voters in November rejected ballot measures to increase tobacco taxes in Montana and South Dakota, while Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed budget includes a tobacco tax hike.
June 13, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court Judge Carl Anthony Walker rejected a lawsuit filed by Chicago residents challenging the city’s “Netflix tax” on streaming audio and video services, ruling in favor of the city and affirming the legality of the levy.
June 13, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The Alaska Legislature approved a bill that would prohibit the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in privately owned spaces such as bars, restaurants, and taxis.
June 12, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The state of Iowa has implemented a sweeping tax cut.
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