Liberal House Democrats vote for $551.3 million gas tax increase

On Wednesday, March 12th, liberal House Democrats passed tax and fee increases on Kentuckians that would make Barack Obama proud.

House Democrats voted for a tax bill based on the Obama blueprint – $577.9 million in new taxes and fees for the next decade.

Most notably, liberal House Democrats voted for a $551.3 million gas tax increase over the same period.

House Democrats’ decision to increase taxes will place an even greater burden on Kentuckians. The liberal House Democrats, who voted to increase taxes and fees by over $577.9 million, include:

Rocky Adkins (D – Sandy Hook)
Johnny Bell (D – Glasgow)
Tom Burch (D – Louisville)
Denver Butler (D – Louisville)
Larry Clark (D – Louisville)
Hubert Collins (D – Wittensville)
Leslie Combs (D – Pikeville)
Will Coursey (D – Symsonia)
Robert Damron (D – Nicholasville)
Mike Denham (D – Maysville)
Jeffery Donohue (D – Fairdale)
Kelly Flood (D – Lexington)
Jim Glenn (D – Owensboro)
Jim Gooch (D – Providence)
Derrick Graham (D – Frankfort)
Jeff Greer (D – Brandenburg)
Keith Hall (D – Phelps)
Richard Henderson (D – Mt. Sterling)
Dennis Horlander (D – Louisville)
Joni Jenkins (D – Shively)
James Kay (D – Versailles)
Dennis Keene (D – Wilder)
Martha King (D – Lewisburg)
Jimmie Lee (D – Elizabethtown)
Mary Marzian (D – Louisville)
Tom McKee (D – Cynthiana)
Reginald Meeks (D – Louisville)
Charles Miller (D – Louisville)
Terry Mills (D – Lebanon)
Rick Nelson (D – Middlesboro)
Sannie Overly (D – Paris)
Darryl Owens (D – Louisville)
Ruth Ann Palumbo (D – Lexington)
Tanya Pullin (D – South Shore)
Rick Rand (D – Bedford)
Jody Richards (D – Bowling Green)
Steve Riggs (D – Louisville)
John Short (D – Mallie)
Kevin Sinnette (D – Ashland)
Rita Smart (D – Richmond)
John Will Stacy (D – West Liberty)
Fitz Steele (D – Hazard)
Wilson Stone (D – Scottsville)
Greg Stumbo (D – Prestonsburg)
Tommy Thompson (D – Owensboro)
John Tilley (D – Hopkinsville)
David Watkins (D – Henderson)
Gerald Watkins (D – Paducah)
Jim Wayne (D – Louisville)
Susan Westrom (D – Lexington)
Brent Yonts (D – Greenville)

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