Taxes, Transportation Top Perry's List

Albanese, Elizabeth
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32218, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Texas Governor Rick Perry has said that creative funding for transportation needs and enacting tax reform are the two key elements needed to promote the Lone Star State as a logical stage for economic development in the U.S. According to Perry that the current tax code, which relies heavily on local property taxes to fund education, is actually a deterrent to business. He added that the state is implementing a tax code that is more favorable to business.


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