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Gordon Howie on Tax Reform

 

 


Higher taxes demotivate economic growth

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Higher taxes on the wealthy"?

A: Oppose - Higher taxes have proven to be a demotivator for economic growth and increasing federal revenue

Source: E-mail interview: 2014 S.D. Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Sep 18, 2014

Rein in bloated government instead of raising taxes

Today all four candidates running for South Dakota's seat in the US Senate, Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland and Independents Larry Pressler and Gordon Howie, debated at Dakotafest in Mitchell. And while they hit on a number of topics, all of them boiled down to you and your money.

On potential tax increases, Independent Gordon Howie said, "We've had enough. It's not a problem that we are taxed too little. The problem is we have a bloated government and we need to rein it in."

On overcoming the current do-nothing Congress, Republican Mike Rounds said, "They don't want folks to come on in and promise everything and then turn around and borrow it from the next generation."

Independent Gordon Howie says Congress must get the federal budget in line. "We can cut our spending, we can reduce our debt and we can stop government growth."

Source: KSFY/ABC News on 2014 South Dakota Senate debate , Aug 27, 2014

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