More Evidence: Taxes, Regulations Hurt Minorities Most

Originally published by Empower Texans

by Cary Cheshire

Providing even more evidence that big government hurts minorities the most, a new study has revealed that the liberal state of Illinois has the highest black unemployment in the nation while the State of Texas has the lowest.

According a study by the Illinois Policy Institute, the root of the problem is the Land of Lincoln’s high taxation and overregulation.

“Illinois’ political leadership has ignored opportunities to encourage economic growth while enacting taxes and regulations that have stunted job creation,” writes Michael Lucci, Vice President of Policy for the organization. “These anti-job policy decisions have helped create a situation where Illinois’ most economically vulnerable residents are the least well-off of any state”

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