January 31, 2003
Two weeks ago, WDC issued a new study entitled "The Graft Tax" highlighting breaks and policy favors worth over $4.6 billion a year - or nearly $1,200 per state taxpayer - benefiting special interests who have contributed nearly $37 million to state campaigns over the last 10 years.
The quarter-page newspaper ad will run in 11 daily newspapers across the state this Sunday, and will be accompanied by a 30-second radio spot. Starting Monday, the radio ad will air three times a day for two weeks on 54 stations throughout the state, reaching over 850,000 people. The average listener will hear the message between three and four times over the ad’s two-week run.