Jun 1, 2017
“Highway Plan Inside” Tax Reform ?
Tax reform is quite a handful, and meanwhile the legislators also need to deal with the (continuing) highway funding issue.
Seems Arkansas GOP lawmakers on the Tax Reform task force have their agendas clearly in mind, yet the task force seems to be off to a slow start. Tax reform is quite a handful, and meanwhile the legislators also need to deal with the (continuing) highway funding issue.
Rep. Joe Jett, chairman of the House Revenue and Tax committee and a member of the legislative tax reform task force, wants to tackle both. He recently told a reporter:
“It (tax reform and highway funding) all ties together because we’re talking about revenue. I would actually like to see the task force have the highway plan inside of it.”
Seems like an awful lot to ask from hard-working Arkansans unless true reform comes out of the tax task force, Rep. Jett…and by that, we do not mean “revenue neutral” changes.