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Rep. David Ray’s Solution for High Taxes

“That ensures that local governments don’t have the ability to sneak tax increases past the voters.”

State Rep. David Ray

You might not guess it, but red-state Arkansas has the third-highest sales tax in the nation—9.47 percent. For State Rep. David Ray, taking on that challenge meant going straight to the source. Watch to learn what the “deliberate strategy” is that local governments use in Arkansas to sneak tax increases by the voters, and the law that Rep. Ray helped pass to address the problem. Learn more about what legislators in Arkansas are doing to make government smaller and less expensive at our Arkansas page.

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