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Big cars reap tax benefit

...buying fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles is much smaller and decreasing each year. "It's very inconsistent," said Keith Ashdown, the vice president of policy at Taxpayers for Common Sense. "There's a loophole that the proverbial Hummer could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/bus_419841.shtml
Business
Ga lawmakers send aides on more free trips than themselves

...and jet lag, but I think it's made me a better member of Congress with a better understanding of these issues." Keith Ashdown, spokesman for Taxpayers for Common Sense, said the special interest-funded trips often create the appearance of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/06/met_455267.shtml
Metro
Lawmakers rally around protecting NASCAR's favorable tax treatment

...tax law," Santorum said. "It is only fair to provide certainty for the future to allow for continued growth." Keith Ashdown of Taxpayers for Common Sense says he isn't surprised the NASCAR provision is encountering little resistance in Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/12/nas_415364.shtml
Nascar
Corporate tax bill blossoms with special interest breaks during spring debate

...support it. "Keep in mind," Grassley said, "that the JOBS bill could be the last train out of town this year." Keith Ashdown, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, said it was an "in-your-face, 'Here's your special parochial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/bus_415227.shtml
Business
Critics of bids may not get jobs

...be rewarded in another way. "If you don't win, you may get a piece of the contract as a subcontractor," said Keith Ashdown, chief investigator at Taxpayers for Common Sense in Washington. "But if you rock the boat, you won't get anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/14/bus_139556.shtml
Business
Lawmakers complain highway bill slights Georgia

...demonstrate their frustration on Election Day. "It's kind of like choosing between lentils and brussels sprouts," said Keith Ashdown with Taxpayers for Common Sense, which raised concerns about the cost of the bill. Rep. Mac Collins, a Senate candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/19/met_412693.shtml
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