Just because Boozman sponsors a bill for 23% national sales tax doesn’t mean he’s actually “for” it!

U.S. Rep. John Boozman said Wednesday that just because he’s a co-sponsor of a bill to replace the income tax with a 23 percent national sales tax doesn’t mean he necessarily supports it.

Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Boozman: Yes, name on tax bill

Doesn’t mean he is for it, he says

Seth Blomeley

August 26, 2010

BALD KNOB — U.S. Rep. John Boozman said Wednesday that just because he’s a co-sponsor of a bill to replace the income tax with a 23 percent national sales tax doesn’t mean he necessarily supports it.

U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln has criticized Boozman for sponsoring the sales-tax plan, saying it’s the wrong thing to do “while families struggle” in the current recession.

Boozman of Rogers, a Republican, is challenging Lincoln of Little Rock, a Democrat, who is up for re-election this year.

Full story: http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2010/aug/26/boozman-yes-name-tax-bill-20100826/

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About patlynch
I am a broadcaster in Arkansas, a former freelance writer and political columnist in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Writing Coach. Speaker. Director of the Christian Foundations for Ministry program, and presently enrolled in the Anglican School of Ministry Master of Ministry program.

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