The state’s most vulnerable residents don’t have a voice that a majority of lawmakers want to hear, Drake opines.
While some legislators want to study the tolling issue to death, the transportation committee made the wise decision to move forward.
Corporate income tax would have helped fund public schools, but many state senators decided their own reelection campaigns were more important.
Romance bloomed between corporate lobbyists and anti-tax activists at a Valentine’s Day hearing of a corporate income tax bill.
A constitutional amendment from 1973 that has long forestalled income taxes ironically makes HB220 — a brilliant piece of legislation — politically viable.