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Matt Mead on Tax Reform
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Mead on other issues.
  • Wyoming is #1 state for good tax climate. (Feb 2012)

Senate:

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John Barrasso on Tax Reform
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Barrasso on other issues.
  • Believes in limited government & lower taxes. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M. (Feb 2008)
Liz Cheney on Tax Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Liz Cheney on other issues.
  • Abolish the Internal Revenue Service. (Sep 2013)
Tim Chesnut on Tax Reform
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Chesnut on other issues.
  • Make taxes more progressive. (Aug 2012)
Michael Enzi on Tax Reform
Republican Sr Senator (WY): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Michael Enzi on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax deductions for college tuition. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on across-the-board spending cut. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes. (Apr 1998)
  • Rated 76% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Keep reduction of capital gains tax. (Mar 2009)
Charlie Hardy on Tax Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Charlie Hardy on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Cynthia Lummis on Tax Reform
Republican (District AL): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Lummis on other issues.
  • Pledges to oppose all federal tax increase proposals. (Nov 2008)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes. (Jul 2010)
  • No European-style VAT (value-added tax). (May 2010)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dave Freudenthal on Tax Reform
Democratic WY Governor: Click here for Dave Freudenthal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Geringer on Tax Reform
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Geringer on other issues.
  • One-year 1/2% reduction in sales tax. (Jan 2001)
  • No national sales tax or VAT. (Feb 2000)
  • Let states independently determine estate taxes. (May 2001)
  • Implement socially fair, broad-based tax cuts. (Sep 1998)
Joyce Jansa Corcoran on Tax Reform
2002 Democratic Challenger (WY): Click here for Joyce Jansa Corcoran on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Simpson on Tax Reform
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for Alan Simpson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Craig Thomas on Tax Reform
Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Craig Thomas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax deductions for college tuition. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on across-the-board spending cut. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes. (Apr 1998)
  • Rated 78% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
Nick Carter on Tax Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Nick Carter on other issues.
  • Make taxes more progressive. (Sep 2008)
  • Apply estate tax only to estates over $50 million. (Aug 2008)
Barbara Cubin on Tax Reform
Republican Representative (WY-At-Large): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Cubin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Abolish IRS--replace income tax with national sales tax. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 67% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
  • Tax incentives for child care; eliminate marriage penalty. (Jul 1999)
  • Tax incentives for education, new schools, & families. (Jul 1999)
Keith Goodenough on Tax Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Goodenough on other issues.
  • Make taxes more progressive. (Jun 2008)
Dale Groutage on Tax Reform
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dale Groutage on other issues.
  • Roll back tax cuts for people earning over $200,000. (Jan 2006)
Chris Rothfuss on Tax Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Rothfuss on other issues.
  • Make taxes more progressive. (Aug 2008)
  • We donít need more taxes. (Jun 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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