Error
  • JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 784

Maine House Democrats Seek Income 'Tax Fairness'

AUGUSTA -- Democratic leadership in the Maine House of Representatives say they've produced a bill to create what they're calling "tax fairness" in the state.

Sponsored by Rep. Seth Berry (D - Bowdoinham), the bill would add one cent to the tax rate for those making over $250,000 a year.

 

Berry says the changed rate would generate about $200 million in revenue in the upcoming fiscal year -- and fill half of the state budget gap.

 

Republicans are poised to fight the measure.

 

They've previously opposed raising state taxes on any Mainers in the current economic climate.

 

back to top
Get the App on the Google Play Store

What's On Tonight

Fox Bangor

8:00 PM

MasterChef Junior

9:00 PM

Gotham

10:00 PM

Fox 22 News at 10

11:00 PM

Bones

WVII

8:00 PM

America's Funniest Home Videos

9:00 PM

Shark Tank

10:01 PM

20/20

11:00 PM

ABC 7 News @ 11

11:35 PM

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Latest Tweets