Michigan would ditch the state income tax, under legislation moving ahead in Lansing.
The state treasurer and some democratic lawmakers warn the proposed income tax phase-out would put a one-point-one billion dollar hole in in the budget during the first full year. They say public service programs would suffer as a result.
Republican Representative Martin Howrylak is on the committee that O-K’d the rollback. He says he’s in favor of tax reform, but the bill is moving too fast.