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The Line: House Democrats Unveil Tax Proposal

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March 1, 2019 –House Democrats unveiled their tax overhaul plan this week. The proposal includes a mix of tax increases and tax breaks. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the plan and whether it is actually the overhaul that some were hoping for.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former NM state representative
Lonna Atkeson, professor, UNM Political Science Department
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Zackary Quintero, UNM law student & president, Student Trial Lawyers Association 

For Further Reading:

House Dems rework tax overhaul proposal  — by Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican

House Republicans respond to proposed tax increases – lamonitor.com, The Los Alamos Monitor Online

Tax reform bill draws debate at the Roundhouse  – by Kai Porter, KOB 4

Governor calling sheriffs ‘rogue’ and having ‘pity parties’  – by Sasha Lenninger, KOAT Action 7 News

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham: ‘Fear-mongering’ in 2nd Amendment sanctuary counties – by Jessica Onsurez,, Carlsbad Current-Argus

The Line: Tax Legislation

NMiF: tax legislation

December 8, 2017 – Tax bills passed by the U.S. Senate and House will have a dramatic effect on New Mexico if those tax reforms become law. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the pros and cons of proposed tax overhauls.

Line Panelists
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney