Gov. Holcomb calls on GOP to approve federal tax legislation

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has joined 20 other Republican governors in calling for GOP leaders in Congress to approve a sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax code.

Posted: Dec 8, 2017 4:21 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has joined 20 other Republican governors in calling for GOP leaders in Congress to approve a sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax code.

The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that Holcomb and the governors sent a letter Thursday to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asking Republicans in both chambers to approve “meaningful tax reform legislation and send it to the president’s desk.”

The letter follows approvals of separate proposals by the House last month and the Senate this month. But it does not address specific details of the tax legislation that lawmakers hope to merge and adopt by the end of the year.

U.S. Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana approved the Senate plan and Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana voted against it.

___

Information from: The Times, http://www.nwitimes.com

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 63°
Robinson
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 62°
Indianapolis
Few Clouds
64° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 64°
Rockville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 63°
Casey
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 60°
Brazil
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 63°
Marshall
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 63°
A nice weekend shaping up!
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

WTHI Events