Tuesday, November 20, 2012

CATO scores Governors. Kasich gets a Solid B

CATO Institute released its most recent Fiscal Policy Report Card of America's Governors.  Ohio's John Kasich comes in with a solid B.

Kasich tied with New Jersey's Chris Christie and one point above Wisconsin's Scott Walker.  Mike Pence (Indiana) also received a B, while Kentucky's Steve Beshear received a D.

From the report: "Governor Kasich has held state spending down the last two years, and he has pursued a variety of tax reforms. In 2011 he signed a repeal of the Ohio estate tax, which had been one of the most onerous estate taxes in the nation."

Read the report below or download the pdf here.

Fiscal Report Card on America's Governors: 2012, Cato White Paper No. 35

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