Video: Interviewing Grover Norquist on BEK-TV

Gary Emineth asked me to fill in for him on his Legislature Today show on Thursday.

Apr 14, 2023
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I interview Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform specifically regarding the proposed “Flat Tax With A Path To Zero” that Governor Burgum and Republican Leadership proposed last year, but it has hit a brick wall in the Senate during the conference committee.

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We also talked about the dynamics of other states with heavily Republican legislatures and how it often times is not much easier to pass broadbased tax reform just because Republicans are in charge.

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Let your legislators on the bills you support broad-based tax reform in North Dakota about by clicking here. Reference HB 1158 and the Flat Tax in your message.

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