Arkansas Watch | Let the governor pay it back

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

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I don’t think Arkansans elected a record number of Republican state legislators so that they could propose increasing taxes on workers in order to pay back the least popular entity in America — the federal government. Still, I am not a legislator and Denny Altes is. Altes, a Republican representative from Fort Smith, is proposing an increase in taxes on wages so the state can repay the 300 million dollars we owe the feds for what amount to loans to our state unemployment insurance fund.


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Opinion, Pages 4 on 12/22/2010

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