Arts Tax Shocks and Angers

Stephan Salisbury has more detail on and reaction to the state's new arts tax.

It's disturbing that public officials are unwilling or unable to give tax payers the full story:

A spokesman for Gov. Rendell, Gary Tuma, said he could not confirm specific elements in the budget package. But "we cannot do a budget without pain," he said, "and there is widespread pain in this budget."