The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 25, 1947
Page 3
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AY, FK1MUAUY 25, 1947 COUKIKR NEWS Advisory Committee's Long Study to Bring No Legisiciftvc Proposals LITTLE HOCK. Ark., Feb. 25. HIP) Oov. Ben Liney said today lie would not introduce bills calling for higher sales and gasoline luxes The original proposals, designed to raise approximately ?8,5?0,000 nn- t nu:illy, called for increases of one * pi-r cent in Ihe sales tax. one-half cent a guHoii on gasoline, and ;i three per cent use lax. ..The new levies were recommended lo the governor by his Highway Advismy GMinmiitce following year- Ion:; deliberations. A fourth proposal. tl-.Rt woulc! raise approximately s-CO.OCO a year by revision of liK'k :md trailer license lees, was introduced in the Hcusc last week. "I hiive checked will) ql ,jte a few nieiv.'ai-rs of the legislature, and they do not think it wise to atteini:! the sales and gasoline tax increases at ihl s time," Laney '"Jliere has teen no Dig demand from the people, and I believe I can say definitely f am not going to IIJVVB such legislation Introduced." The governor said tWcre has been some agitation fcr a use tax bi!l, bin he added "the only way 1 could accept t'.tat would be a bill wntlc:-. so that it, would not slow industrial development in Arkaiisns. If a u:e laj; could be written that woincl strensthcn the sales tax and let the pcrplc pay on the same items they now pay sales taxes upon without strangling industrial development. I might go along," L'i- ney s.iid. Only one use tax bill has been introduced in the present session The measure was written early in the session by Rep. Tnlbot Field, Jr.. of Hempstead County. It is now on the House Calendar. Election Hoofer ±^««&ii:^. \*j. 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