Tax & Spend

Whether one opposes or supports laws that increase the amount government collects from taxpayers in order to spend more on projects and services, including infrastructure, special tax districts for new buildings, and benefit programs for the disadvantaged (e.g., sick, poor, and elderly).


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    I am not in favor of raising local property taxes. I am not in favor of revoking our current Senior Exemption. I AM in favor of growing our tax base through business and industry by developing the Highway 400 corridor.

    Bobby Mayfield

    Commissioner,
    Dahlonega, Georgia

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  • OPPOSE
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    Nigel James Sutton

    Delegate,
    Annapolis, Maryland

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  • OPPOSE
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    I do not favor raising local property taxes. But, if taxes are raised, we must be very careful and thoughtful as to how we spend the people's money. We need to Investment in Madison County's infrastructure to attract new businesses and provide new jobs for our citizens. I AM in favor of growing our tax base through private businesses and/or industries by developing the along Highway 72.

    Cedric Fortson

    Commissioner,
    Hull, Georgia

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  • STRONGLY SUPPORT
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    Ease Property Tax Burden- With new sources of energy production, like wind, in rural counties comes Property Tax revenue and property tax relief for residents. Counties with wind facilities have seen significant property tax revenues, lowering the burden on farmers and area residents.

    Zak Hookstra

    Board Member,
    Norfolk, Nebraska

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  • STRONGLY SUPPORT
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    I strongly support tax cuts for individuals and businesses. The corporate tax rate incentivizes business to relocate to other countries. We should slash the rate to about 15%. The fairest individual tax system is a flat tax with no deductions other than personal deductions.

    Mike Sengewalt

    Delegate,
    West Virginia

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  • STRONGLY OPPOSE
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    Turning over social welfare programs to the philanthropic community would be far better for those who need assistance. Government programs programs and services output is 30 cents on the dollar, while charitable organizations average 70 cents on the dollar.

    John P. Hoop

    State Assembly,
    Signal Hill, California

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