Julianne Murray on Budget & Economy
Concerned about taxes going up in response to deficit
Gov. Carney is a tax-and-spend person. I am incredibly concerned about what the response is going to be because I have every reason to believe taxes are going to go up when we have the deficit that we absolutely know is coming."
Murray said the government-imposed shutdown has caused unimaginable uncertainty for the state's budget and revenue stream. "Our revenue is going to be down tremendously. Yes, we have this $125 million out here, but the reality is that
Regarding lost tax revenue during the shutdown of business, Carney touted his budget smoothing plan, which had put aside $125 million in reserves to cover costs when revenues are down. "It was very important as we buffered the challenges that we had i
this budget. As we move forward, there is a lot of uncertainty about the revenues that we will see next year," he said. "It's going to be a tough road, but setting up and having that $125 million in additional reserve is going to help us."
Source: Cape Gazette on 2020 Delaware Gubernatorial race
, Oct 17, 2020
Increase evidence required for government spending
Murray believes in a multifaceted plan for addressing the opiod crisis,
including changing prescribing patterns, cracking down on the spread of opioids, and launching community health initiatives.
Source: 2020 DE gubernatorial campaign website MurrayForDelaware.com
, Oct 9, 2020
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