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Charlie Melancon on Tax Reform

Democratic Representative (LA-3)


Immediate tax relief for middle-class families

What middle-class families need, said Melancon, "is immediate tax relief, not a devastating new sales tax on the things they buy every day. And what would a new 30% tax on farm equipment, shrimp boats, and trucks do for our small family businesses who are already struggling? This radical tax scheme just doesn't add up for Louisiana families. We can't raise taxes on those who can least afford it. Hard-working Louisiana families need tax cuts to help their pocketbooks, and to help our economy."
Source: Campaign Website, MelanconforCongress.org Nov 2, 2004

Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends.

Vote to reduce federal spending by $56.1 billion over five years by retaining a reduced tax rate on capital gains and dividends, as well as.
Reference: Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act; Bill HR 4297 ; vote number 2005-621 on Dec 8, 2005

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