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Second- and third-stringers eye 2016 if front-runner stumbles
Topic - Dan Crippen
"It's no more a new tax than if you hadn't been paying your property taxes, then suddenly you're on the rolls and you start paying your property taxes," said Dan Crippen, executive director of the National Governors Association.
"While these numbers hopefully mark a turning point in states' recovery, their fiscal health is not likely to return to prerecession levels for some time," association Executive Director Dan Crippen said.