Statements about Taxes
The Miami Dolphins "are the only NFL team in the entire nation that pays property taxes."
The "working tax cut" created "over 40,000 new jobs in just the last four years."
"We Really Do Have the Highest Corporate Tax Rate in the World."
Says "a pack-a-day smoker who quits because of the tax increase will save about $1,650 a year."
Under Obamacare, Virginia taxpayers would have been "forced to pay for abortions" if the General Assembly had not recently intervened.
Says rejecting federal aid to expand Medicaid in Texas will "send $9 billion in federal taxes paid by Texans to other states to insure their working poor."
Says "A baby in Coos County is two times as likely to be born to a mother who is someone who used tobacco during her pregnancy as is the average baby born in Oregon or the U.S."
"The people who were running the budget, in the Corzine years, decided to steal from the unemployment trust fund. … As did other Governors before. We simply don’t do that, haven’t done it, and won’t permit it."
"Right now, Texas doesn’t have an income tax and Oklahoma’s lowering their income tax rates, and guess what their severance tax is? Sky high."
Paul Ryan’s budget "keeps the Obamacare taxes and spending cuts that paid for Obamacare, but then cuts all of the benefits."
Says that even if his budget is adopted, private schools in the choice program would be getting about half the per-pupil funds that public schools receive
Says "I've authored the first bipartisan tax reform bill in a quarter-century."
Forty aides who serve President Barack Obama "owe $333,485 in back taxes."
"Our debt now is about $140,000 per household."
"Under my predecessor, they cut funding for education, but they didn't give them anything in return to make up for that," leading to "less money" for school districts
On support of Gov. John Kasich’s drilling tax plan
Says, "The Democrats' proposed budget is also balanced by using more in new tax revenue than in total PERS reform or savings."
"Taxes and fees amount to about 20 percent of a typical $300 round-trip domestic ticket. That’s higher than taxes on products like alcohol, tobacco and firearms."
The transportation package passed by the General Assembly would impose the "largest tax increase in Virginia’s history."
The fiscal cliff agreement was "the largest tax increase in history."
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