Statements about Taxes
"If we don't spend money on a pier, then that money does wipe into the general funds of the city or the county, and if you send it to the county, you never see it again."
"In fact New Jersey is a donor state, we get 61 cents back on every dollar we send to Washington. And interestingly Kentucky gets $1.51 on every dollar they send to Washington."
Says Oregon’s political tax credit is something "every state should have and no other state does."
"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."
Says "excise taxes are...disproportionately burdening middle- and lower-income consumers."
Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."
Economic Development Commission Executive Director Keith Stokes "sent me a letter and he said the taxpayers will never be on the hook for these bonds" for 38 Studios.
"Not one tax has been raised since I've been governor."
A private school tax break in the Wisconsin state budget is "the most generous in the nation."
Under Republican-backed state budget, the state education agency estimates expansion of Wisconsin’s school voucher program "could cost nearly $2 billion annually"
A monthly "police and fire protection fee" on all Wisconsin phone bills does nothing to support police and fire.
"We have one of the most expensive General Assemblies, per capita, in the entire country."
The IRS scandal "clearly showed some criminal behavior."
Rhode Island "didn't ratify the 13th Amendment to the Constitution to pay federal income taxes. So Rhode Island doesn't even have to pay federal income taxes."
Corporate tax holidays pushed by Presidents John F. Kennedy and George W. Bush brought "billions" of dollars back into the United States.
Says a group "estimates that the annual cost to Oregon taxpayers for government services to illegal aliens, after any income tax revenue from them, is $1 billion."
A hidden provision in Obamacare taxes sporting goods as medical devices.
Says "Having organizations parading as being social welfare organizations and then being involved in the political combat harkens back to why the statute a hundred years ago said that they were prohibited."
"47 - New provisions ObamaCare charges the IRS with implementing, according to the Government Accountability Office."
Says two-thirds of groups targeted for IRS scrutiny were not conservative.
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