Thursday, April 12, 2007

"like hogs in corn trough"

The Anderson Independent ran a good article on the budget debate around the corner.

S.C. Sen. Kevin Bryant, R-Anderson, believes the income tax reduction should be in the range of $200 million to $300 million, calling the House proposal a “poke in the eye” to taxpayers.

“We’re at least getting in $1.2 billion in new revenue,” said Sen. Bryant, adding he would support both the tax cut and the elimination of the grocery tax. “There’s plenty of room for funding what’s necessary and returning some to the taxpayer. We need to get off this gravy train of pork barrel spending.”

Read the article