Monday, March 12, 2012

From Richard Douglas For Maryland Senate

MBRG / In Case You Missed It:
"Taxapolooza Time" in Annapolis

Sales Tax: A blunt instrument
citybizlist 3.05.12
"Hiking taxes across such a wide swath of our economy is a blunt instrument that only helps those who want to grow government at the expense of businesses and jobs,"
 - Maryland Business for Responsive Government President Kimberly M. Burns

Politics and Policy of Expanding Taxes
WNAV 3.05.12 

"The prevailing philosophy seems to be, if it moves tax it, if it doesn't move, tax it anyway.

"The Governor has not just kicked the can down the road, he's kicked the whole six pack to Mike Miller and Mike Busch. 

"MBRG's position is we don't have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem."  - MBRG President Kimberly M. Burns

Expansion of Sales Tax Net Comes Under Fire

SBYNEWS 3.05.12

Gazette 3.05.12

Pocomoke Public Eye 3.05.12

"Rather than expanding the sales tax to more services, legislators should go through the state budget line-by-line to look for spending reductions,”- MBRG President Kimberly M. Burns

Hidden Tax Targeted Towards Seniors

Baltimore Business Journal 3.09.12

"My first reaction was did I hear that correctly, - taxing senior citizens? - MBRG President Kimberly M. Burns


Note to Press: MBRG's Roll Call contains business voting history of every member of the General Assembly. 


Jim Pettit


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