The Romney Report Card

The Romney Report Card
December 1, 2003



Neutrality

Avoiding taxes and expenditures that distort private choices and discourage economic activity.

A-

Equity

Achieving fairness in taxes and expenditures; secure the social safety net.

A

Efficiency

Keeping the cost of government low; constraining unit costs.

B+

Responsibility

Balancing the budget.

A

Limiting Government

Achieving the proper balance between the needs of the public sector and those of the private sector.

C

Source: Beacon Hill Institute, 2003