Governors Class of 2012: Honors Students and Class Clowns


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The National Governors Association is meeting this week and our clickable yearbook of 22 governors is assigning honors to some and detention to others for the tax policies they pushed in 2011 and 2012.

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 Jan Brewer (R-AZ)

 Jerry Brown (D-CA)

 Sam Brownback (R-KS)

 

 

 Most Likely to Side with Wealthy Investors

Best at Playing a Bad Political Hand

Most Likely to Bankrupt His State

 

 Lincoln Chafee (I-RI)

 Chris Christie (R-NJ)

 Andrew Cuomo (D-NY)

 

 

A+ For Effort at Sales Tax Reform

Fiscal Drama Queen

Best Reversal on Millionaires Tax

 

Mark Dayton (D-MN)

Mary Fallin (R-OK)

John Kasich (R-OH)

 

 

Most Willing to Stand Up to Legislature

Biggest Loser at Cutting Income Taxes

Fracking Tax Squanderer

 

Paul LePage (R-ME)

John Lynch (D-NH)

Dan Malloy (D-CT)

 

 

Reverse Robin Hood Award

Smartest Veto of the Year

Most Likely to Make Rich to Pay Fair Share

 

Martin O’Malley (D-MD)

Butch Otter (R-ID)

Deval Patrick (D-MA)

 
 
Defender of Public Services


Champion of the “1%”


Mr. Popular Gimmickry

 
 

Beverly Perdue (D-NC)

Rick Perry (R-TX)

Pat Quinn (D-IL)

 
 


Most Likely to Gamble with State’s Future


Grover Copy Cat Award


Least Likely to Prioritize Seniors

 

 Brian Sandoval (R-NV)

 Rick Scott (R-FL)

 Rick Snyder (R-MI)

 
   
Most Likely to Defy Grover’s Tax Pledge

Corporate Tax Giveaway King
 
Biggest Tax Hiker on the Poor and Elderly
 

 Scott Walker (R-WI)

   
 

   
   Biggest Bully    
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