Statements about Taxes
Deficit spending ‘exploded during the Obama administration’ to $5.3 trillion over four years, compared to $2 trillion in eight years under President George W. Bush.
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."
"$500 billion of the extension of the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy goes to 120,000 families."
Wealthy taxpayers, not middle-income earners, get "most of the deductions" in the tax code.
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson "wants to give a new $265,000 tax cut to millionaires like himself while raising taxes on the middle class."
Says U.S. Senate rival Eric Hovde "refused to pay his property taxes until he was taken to court."
Says he never voted for a "tax increase."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde has ‘no problem with raising taxes.’
Says "millions of dollars in tax breaks" were paid for "by busting unions, cutting BadgerCare, and raising taxes on the poor and the middle class, thanks to Elizabeth Coggs' help."
"Obamacare" is the "biggest tax increase in American history."
Says "Obamacare" is "the largest middle-class tax increase in history."
Says she "stood up to" Gov. Scott Walker on tax cuts "for wealthy corporations" while her congressional opponent voted with Walker.
Says President Barack Obama wants to raise "the lowest (income) tax rate from 10 to 15 percent."
Says "Tommy Thompson's tax plan amounts to an average tax cut of almost $87,000 for the top 1 percent."
"We’ve seen property taxes go down for the first time in 12 years on a median valued home."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "took away $1.6 billion from schools and handed it off as over $2 billion in tax breaks to the rich."
Says Democratic recall opponent Tom Barrett is campaigning on "lifting property tax" limits.
Says Gov. Scott Walker approved a "gutting" of two tax credits that help the poor and elderly.
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s budget "calls for raising property taxes by nearly $500 billion."
"In his very first budget, (Milwaukee) Mayor Tom Barrett broke his pledge to keep a lid on property taxes and has continued increasing taxes and fees ever since."
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