Capitol Whispers                    February 5, 2019



An effort to raise the the number of votes the Legislature needs to pass a new tax or increase an existing one cleared the House on Monday.

The bill is brought by Rep. Forrest Mandeville, a Republican from Columbus, who told the House last week creating or increasing taxes should require an increased level of scrutiny.

“There should be a high threshold when deciding whether or not to burden our constituents with new or higher taxes,” Mandeville said.



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Bill to Require 2/3 Majority to Add or Increase Taxes Up for Final House Vote
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