State of Alabama Archives: on Tax Reform


Jeff Sessions: Bush tax cuts have helped the economy

Sessions says, “I’ve seen people in Mobile buy $5 worth of gas. That’s all they had. It just drives home that this surge in gasoline prices is sucking out large amounts of our American wealth that they could otherwise be using on other things important to them.”

Figures said people are “really finding it harder and harder to make ends meet. You hear that more than anything else--economy and gas prices.“

”Look where we are. We went from a nation in the black to a nation in the red. Now we’re up to trillions of dollars in the red,“ she said. ”My opponent voted with the president 98 percent of the time.“

But Sessions said the Bush tax cuts have helped the economy and he would vote to make them permanent. However, he broke with the Bush administration in voting against the financial bailout bill on Oct. 1.

Source: 2008 Alabama Senate Debate; Associated Press on www.AL.com Oct 11, 2008

Robert Bentley: Supports flat tax structure for state income taxes

Source: Alabama 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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