Workers and Retirees to Protest Governor Snyder’s Tax Policies

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Workers and retirees will gather at the Social Security Administration Building in Kalamazoo at noon on Monday to protest Governor Snyder’s tax policies.

Participants believe Governor Snyder and the Republican legislators let corporate special interests out of paying their fair share and placed a larger tax burden on the backs of workers and seniors. They also feel the administration has given away $1.4 billion dollars to corporations, and CEOs are pocketing that windfall rather than creating jobs. Meanwhile, the Homestead Property Tax and Earned Income Tax Credits have been subject to devastating cuts and senior pensions are now being taxed, squeezing millions of hard-earned dollars from the people who can afford it the least.

Participants will call for the Governor to pursue tax policies that will benefit working families, seniors and the Michigan economy.

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  • kevin

    So you were promised a tax free pension from elected officials and now you find it's not tax free hmmm. Obama says your health care is going to be free & let me guess you believe that too. And only the rich are going to see an increase in taxes right??? No one wants to take away your 2nd amendment right either and this too is true, correct???

  • Joe

    I'm senior and recievieng social Security payments. Not a penny of state tax is paid on my social security.
    The only tax paid is on the 401K withdraws and interest which is no different that before. What is all the beef about except maybe the UNION THUG's pensions tha tare taxed now the same as my 401K and everybody elses investements.