by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Interesting column in the LA Times about the impact of tax reform on people who live in high-tax states like California. At issue is the proposal to end the federal deduction for state and local taxes.
“My assumption is that people who take advantage of the deductions for state and local taxes are exactly the people who vote, and probably disproportionately vote Republican,” says Darry Sragow, a longtime Democratic strategist and now publisher of the nonpartisan California Target Book, which handicaps congressional and legislative races.