Tax Increases, Breaks Dominate Conversation At State Capitol

Feb 12, 2018

On this edition of Political Rewind, to bring high speed internet to rural Georgia, legislators are looking at a broad range of taxes on services every Georgian uses, from streaming services to media downloads, even to satellite TV services.  Will the proposal fly in an election year?  Also, legislators look to impose a stiffer tax on used car purchases while also looking to bring back a tax break for electric vehicles.  As the legislative session unfolds, two GOP candidates for governor are dueling over a proposal to eliminate the state income tax. 

Panelists:

AJC Lead Political Reporter Jim Galloway

Former U.S. Representative Buddy Darden

Republican Strategist Heath Garrett

Cobb County Democrats Chairman Michael Owens

Republican Strategist Julianne Thompson