[Bumped. When Jeb Bush publicly rejects Grover Norton’s anti-tax pledge and a New Hampshire Republican councilor opposes an income tax ban, you know the public mood is changing.]
Burton also said he is opposed to a constitutional amendment that will be on the ballot to ban an income tax in New Hampshire, and said its passage is no sure thing.
Burton called it a “slippery slope” and said banning an income tax “ties the hands of those budget committees in the Legislature, and every legislator.”
“Over the years, the voters in a general election are pretty careful about tinkering with the constitution of the state of New Hampshire,” he added.