February 24, 2015      12:11 PM
Key Senate Republican raises serious concerns about Senate tax cut proposal
State’s needs “have to be addressed with permanent long term solutions before I can support tax cuts,” Eltife said.
that it is time to “stop putting band aids” on the state’s needs like transportation
and employee retirements, Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, on Tuesday said he could not support $4.6 billion in tax cuts laid out by Texas Senate leadership earlier in
Eltife does, however, support the bill by Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, to
increase the franchise tax exemption for businesses from $1 million to $4
when it comes to SB 1 and SB 7: "I have said all along we
have got to meet the needs of the state before we cut taxes," Eltife told Quorum Report.
By Scott Braddock