CORKER GETS A KICKBACK, TN GETS A KICK
Sen. Bob Corker wins from the tax bill, while Tennesseans lose
Economist Dean Baker estimates that Sen. Bob Corker could see a more than $1 million windfall from a provision in the latest tax bill Corker is now supporting.
Source: International Business Times and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
WHAT AVERAGE TENNESSEANS GET …
$1.46 trillion added to the debt
262,000 Tennesseans will lose health coverage
$2,970 higher premiums for a typical middle class family in Tennessee
$2,189 age tax for people over 50 in Tennessee because of higher premiums
$25 billion in Medicare cuts, including $539 million in Tennessee alone – and laying the groundwork for even more