It Limits Budget Flexibility

On average, most states earmark 22% of their revenues; Alabama earmarks nearly 90%.

This gives the governor and the legislature very little flexibility to match available resources with the most pressing needs, particularly when revenues fall short. For example, our state's education budget has faced proration eight times in the last 17 years.

It restricts local democracy
It locks in an unfair tax system
It hinders economic development
It is the longest known constitution in the world
It has undemocratic origins

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