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A Senate dancer partner Rubio would die for



House Speaker Marco Rubio's proposal to swap property taxes on primary homes for higher sales tax went down in flames last year after the Senate rebuffed the idea as a tax hike.

But in Indiana, the two legislative chambers may be headed toward agreement that would make it the first state to adopt such an idea (subject to voter approval). Check out this story from the Indy Star.

"It looks like this is getting legs and picking up steam," said Sen. Michael Young, R-Indianapolis, one of two authors of the amendment. "The people of this state have a pretty decent chance of seeing their homestead property taxes disappear."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:15pm]


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