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I see city finances within the context of an economic strategy… We are going to solve our financial problems by growing the economy, and I have rejected some corners that have called for a slash-and-burn approach, and I’ve rejected others who have called for raising taxes and leaving government as is.
It’s critical to show that we can meet our commitment to students with disabilities without raising taxes and without increasing the deficit. In the past, there’s been strong support for full funding and I’m still hearing that from many of my colleagues.
Look, only in Washington is not raising taxes considered a tax cut. Nobody‘s getting a tax cut here. We’re not cutting taxes. We’re preventing tax increases from occurring.
In New Mexico, I inherited the largest structural deficit in state history, and our legislature is controlled by Democrats. We don’t always agree, but we came together in a bipartisan manner and turned that deficit into a surplus. And we did it without raising taxes.
Raising taxes won‘t create private sector jobs.
Most Republicans have made it very clear they’re not interested in raising taxes. They want to reform government.
Instead of raising taxes as some would insist, we need to reduce waste and inefficiency in government.
Stacey Abrams – very articulate, very smart, but she just has radical views on wanting to grow government, raising taxes, trying to have these big government policies that didn’t work in the Barack Obama administration.
We have no interest in raising taxes.
While deficits are often inflationary and always pernicious, curing them by raising taxes is equivalent to curing an illness by shooting the patient.
The problem is government spends too much. So raising taxes is what politicians do, instead of reducing spending.
Americans don’t think we should be raising taxes on anybody, especially in the middle of a recession.
I believe very firmly that we can get to balanced budgets without raising taxes and without cutting transfers to the provinces or to individuals.
I’m not for raising taxes on anyone – period.
The centerpiece of Obamanomics – raising taxes on high earners and investors and lowering them on the middle class – is attacked by free-marketers for penalizing economic success and possibly further stalling economic growth.
You don’t get an economy growing by raising taxes.
In the middle of a recession, where we’re just climbing out of it, where the economy -unemployment is still at 9.7 percent, the idea of raising taxes and reducing spending is a prescription for disaster.