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Jean Hay Bright on Tax Reform

 


Opposes decreasing overall taxation of the wealthy

Jean Hay Bright responds that she Strongly Opposes the statement "Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy"
Source: Response by the candidate to VoteMatch questionnaire Dec 14, 2005

Repealing estate tax shifts burden to working class

The estate tax is a tax that only applies to the very wealthy. That is a good thing, not a bad thing. People with more money should pay more in taxes, to keep the society that allowed them to accumulate their wealth operating on an even keel. Fairness is the operative concept. A repeal of the estate tax would give yet another tax cut to those people in America who can most afford to pay taxes, and further put the burden of the federal budget on the backs of working and middle-class people.
Source: Campaign website, www.jeanhaybright.us, "Position Papers" Sep 9, 2005

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