Today I spoke on the floor to explain why I was voting to sustain Governor Hogan’s veto of HB 732 – Taxation – Tobacco Tax, Sales and Use Tax, and Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax. I explained how it would unfairly impact struggling citizens and redlined areas throughout our state. Legislation such as this has been billed as a way for those richer to pay their fair share but it instead hurts those who are not. Communities are financially effected and cannot prosper. The veto was overridden 88-48. You can view my speech at the link below. Fast forward to the 40:36 mark to view it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s