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Deal Assures Cities Not Hurt By Business Tax Cut

The business tax cuts were enacted by Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators at the end of 2012 but will be halted if a statewide vote fails in August.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014

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Michigan House Panel Approves Income Tax Cut

A committee in the Michigan Legislature has voted to cut the state income tax rate from 4.25 percent to 4.05 percent by 2016.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

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Tax Rebate, Cut Considered As State Has Extra $1B To Play With

Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers have nearly $1 billion more than expected when crafting Michigan’s next budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2014

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Claiming Republicans Have Shut Out The People, House Dems Go On “Listening Tour”

With claims that the voice of the people have not been heard – several House Democrats are making the rounds to be sure voters have an opportunity to air their concerns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

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Mich. Legislature OKs Business Property Tax Repeal

Legislation aiming to eliminate several hundred million dollars in taxes businesses annually pay on equipment is on its way to the governor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

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Leaders Revise Business Property Tax-Cut Measure

Leaders from the governor’s office and the Legislature on Tuesday introduced a new plan to eliminate the taxes businesses pay on computers and equipment used in the manufacturing process, but it would require voter approval.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was

The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.

09/19/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Latest Class Warfare Speech

Obama’s latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.

07/10/2012

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Local Officials Skeptical Of Michigan Biz Tax Cuts

Republican lawmakers have long wanted to get rid of a tax on equipment they say is keeping manufacturers from hiring more workers. But there’s a hitch, since many local officials don’t trust lawmakers to make up the lost funds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

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Study: Taxes Rising On Poor, Tax Breaks For Business

A new study says Michigan is among just a handful of states raising taxes on low-income working families to finance tax cuts for other groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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