Governor Heineman asserts the legislature has misplaced its priorities on tax relief
Governor Heineman asserts the legislature has misplaced its priorities on tax relief. Brent Martin has the story. . .
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Governor Heineman says for now he's just keeping an eye on how legislators approach tax breaks. . .
Gov. Dave Heineman; "Nebraska veterans" The Revenue Committee has moved on tax breaks for so-called angle investor and those who contribute to higher-ed savings accounts...but a proposed tax break for a company to build a wind-energy farm near Allen has draw his ire. . .
Heineman; "for Nebraskans"
Governor Heineman says he's willing to consider cutting taxes this legislative session, even after the legislature rejected his tax-cut proposal.
Heineman says the legislature can consider tax cuts now even as it weighs a proposal for a thorough study of the state tax code. . .
Heinenman; "and veterans"
Heineman had proposed doing away with the state income tax in exchange for the elimination of certain sales tax exemptions.
Governor Heineman says he'll be glad to consider cutting taxes this year even before an examination of the state tax code is completed.
Heineman says he will review whatever tax cut proposals the legislature sends to his desk. . .
Heineman; "with that"
The legislature rejected Heineman's proposal to scrap the state income tax in exchange for eliminating certain sales tax exemptions. It has proposed a study of the state tax code instead.
Governor Heineman criticizes the legislature's priorities for tax relief.
The Revenue Committee has advanced a number of tax cut proposals, including breaks for so-called angel investors and those saving money for college.
But a proposed tax break for an out-of-state developer to build a wind-energy farm near Allen draws special criticism from the governor.
Heineman says the first tax break bill that reaches his desk should provide relief for Neberaska citizens. . .
Heineman; "that's not appropriate"
Heineman says any tax breaks this year should help Nebraska citizens, families, retirees and veterans.
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