Support House Bill 697 today and fix tax inequality
March 28, 2019
The current Republican majority in the state legislature has been proud in following its idea of no new or increased taxes. And they have expressed initial satisfaction in “cutting fat” from various department budgets while “retaining indispensable state services.”
The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is one agency especially targeted for the Republican budget treatment, as it is the largest agency in the state government. By defunding over 100 DPHHS positions, which have remained vacant for more than a year, the Republican majority has said that they are just...