Michigan Republicans picks corporations over citizens

by Josh Paladino | Mar 20, 2017   ()

The day after the Michigan Senate passed a $1.8 billion corporate welfare bill, the Michigan House voted against cutting the state income tax — by less than one-half percent.

Republicans control the Michigan House and Senate by wide margins and have the governorship, but when given the opportunity to help individuals or wealthy corporations, they chose the latter.

Governor Rick Snyder opposed the income tax cut and urged lawmakers to vote against it.  He claimed tax cuts were too quick, which he said could cause shortfalls in the state budget. But these excuses, which Snyder and other Republican lawmakers presented, should not console fiscal conservatives.

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Source: The Collegian
Source: The Collegian

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