Statements about Taxes

Says that "Tennessee law requires that schools receive half of proceeds -- $31 million per year" -- from a half-cent increase in the Shelby County sales tax.

"From a standpoint of the county government, neither school system has received an increase in funding over the past six years."

"Obamacare" represents "the largest tax increase in the history of the world."

Says her congressional district has 10,000 medical-device industry jobs and 1,000 will be lost because of health-care law tax.

Claims credit for food tax reductions that "previous Democrat regimes refused to make."

"We will not ask for a tax increase to run city government."

"The United States already has the highest corporate tax rate in the world."

"Nobody is leaving Memphis. That's a myth."

Says Tennessee has some of the lowest beer excise tax rates in the country.

The state constitution "clearly says there’s not to be a state income tax in Tennessee."

"Tennessee’s grocery tax is one of the highest in the nation."

The education tax burden for Shelby County -- and Tennessee -- is "one of the lowest in the country."

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