Seneca Nation runs campaign against tobacco bill
The Seneca Nation is launching another ad campaign against a tobacco taxation bill awaiting action by New York Gov. David Paterson (D).

The tribe says the bill will cripple the western New York economy. "This law threatens our right to commerce and could result in job losses for more than 1,000 families on the Seneca Nation alone and cuts into the revenue the nation has for investment and expansion," Tribal Council President Richard Nephew said, Business First of Buffalo reported.

The two week advertisement campaign comes as Paterson faces a potential $14 billion budget deficit He has not said whether he will sign the bill.

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Upstate tribe keeps pressure on over tax proposal (AP 11/11)
Senecas intro 2nd anti-tax campaign (Business First of Buffalo 11/11)

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