Rep. Johnson Highlights New Report: More than 900,000 Hard-Working Georgia Families Face Higher Taxes Under GOP’s Billionaires-First Tax Giveaway
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) released a new report detailing the deep damage the Ryan-McConnell tax framework would inflict on middle class families across Georgia. While 80 percent of the tax benefits in the GOP plan go to the wealthiest one percent alone, about 911,000 hard-working Georgian families would pay higher taxes.
“It is inexcusable that Republicans are pushing a tax plan that hands trillions to the wealthiest while raising taxes on hard-working people in my district,” said Rep. Johnson. “The GOP is asking middle-class Georgian families to pay more, while borrowing trillions from our children in order to pad the pockets of the wealthiest Americans.”
The state-by-state report finds that under the Ryan-McConnell framework:
The report was compiled by the Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee.
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