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Spence: Missouri Can’t Afford to Lower Taxes

July 25th, 2012 by mopns · No Comments

Spence said he would “love to lower taxes,” but the state can’t afford it. “We are barely paying our bills right now.

Never thought we’d read that a conservative Republican running for high office would say he won’t or can’t lower taxes. That’s definitely a first! Mr. Spence gave us further insight into his conservatism when it comes to school choice:

Spence said a voucher program “would be chaos,” with students flooding out of failing urban districts and overcrowding suburban schools. I can’t get fully there on a voucher system.”

Read more on what Mr. Spence thinks about wasteful “economic development” tax credits.


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