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Chris Rothfuss on Tax Reform

Democratic Challenger


Make taxes more progressive

Q: Do you support the statement, "Make taxes more progressive"?

A: Support. Taxes are not currently equitable. Although I do not believe a 'flat tax' is realizable or practical due to the complexity of our system, I'd like to see us at least approximate a 'flat tax' in practice.

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 10, 2008

We don't need more taxes

The strength of our economy in the coming decades will depend on us finding creative and effective solutions to our health care dilemma and our energy crisis. It will rest upon our investment in the education of our children. However, it will also require sensible economic policy and government spending. I can assure you right now that we don't need more taxes. We need less spending, and more sensible spending.
Source: Campaign website, www.rothfussforsenate.com, "Issues" Jun 3, 2008

Other candidates on Tax Reform: Chris Rothfuss on other issues:
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Dave Freudenthal
WY Senatorial:
John Barrasso
Michael Enzi
Nick Carter


2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

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