Statements about Taxes

As state Commerce secretary, Mary Burke drafted, sponsored and promoted "budgets that raised taxes by billions, created high structural deficits and raided funds to finance huge spending hikes."

Says that as a U.S. senator, Scott Brown "delivered for Wall Street, saving big banks $19 billion in taxes."

Mark Warner voted for "nearly $1 trillion in new taxes and $7 trillion in new debt."

A bill backed by Sean Duffy and other House Republicans "could actually require the Internal Revenue Service to conduct audits of rape victims" who get an abortion.  

"We see a quarter-billion dollars in a pension fund that needs to be funded at $1.2 billion."

Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is responsible for the roughly $7,800 "I pay in property taxes per year."  

Wisconsin is "not a high tax and fee state." When you look at "all the money state and local governments bring in" from residents, "we're more in the middle."

"We’re trailing every other state in the Midwest in terms of job creation since January of 2011."

Says Alex Sink supported "more taxes on water and TV."

"We have the lowest beer tax in the nation."

"With the tax controls we already put in place, property taxes on a typical home in December of 2014 will actually be lower than they were in December of 2010."

"The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent."  

The General Assembly "has no explicit constitutional authority to impose income, sales, estate and the myriad of other taxes upon us."

Obama unilaterally announced he was delaying employer mandate "through a blog post by a mid-level bureaucrat at the Department of Treasury."

Scott Walker's income "tax plan is a tax hike. It increases taxes for nearly 80% of the people in the state."

"I cut spending while serving in the state Legislature"

"If you make the average amount of people in Wisconsin, $50,000, you got $1.60 less a week in taxes" under the state income-tax cut, but "it didn’t show up in your paycheck."

"When I was Mayor of South Pasadena, we actually reduced the property taxes we collected."

"Oregon is spending $10 million advertising Obamacare with ads that don’t even mention the program and how to enroll in it" and that don’t "mention the word ‘insurance.’"

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