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March 2, 2013

Column: Jobs and the economy still a priority

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When nearly 97 percent of voters between the ages of 18 to 29 believe improving our economy and jobs should be a high priority, does it make sense for us as a state to ask this generation to pay for a transportation plan that only about 52 percent of voters over the age of 60 think should be a high priority?

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Paul D. Craney is the executive director of Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, a nonprofit organization that advocates for right of center economic, fiscal and good government issues. Send tips and comments for this column to paul@massfiscal.org or Tweet @PaulDiegoCraney.

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