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Lauren Witzke on Budget & Economy

 

 


Direct payments and tax-free access to 401k for COVID relief

Witzke is proposing allowing Americans to dip into up to half of their 401k savings tax-free, if the funds go towards starting a new small business, or reopening a small business that closed. "It will get that money back into the economy, but also it will revive the entrepreneurial spirit of Americans, and it will give them access to their retirement funds without penalty." Witzke is also calling for $1,200 a month in direct payments to all Americans until COVID-19 restrictions have lifted.
Source: Delaware Public Media on 2020 Delaware Senate race , Oct 18, 2020

No income tax increase; end government waste

Q: In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?

A: No.

Q: Do you support expanding federal funding to support entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare?

A: No. I believe in ending government waste, and particularly ending our $150 billion annual tax burden spent on illegal aliens, so we can fully fund Social Security and Medicare.

Source: 2020 Delaware Senate PVS Political Courage Test , Oct 10, 2020

No federal spending for stimulus, but ok for COVID

Q: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?

A: No.

Q: Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support providing financial relief to businesses AND/OR corporations negatively impacted by the state of national emergency for COVID-19?

A: Yes. I believe that Congress should stop playing games, and pass a pork-free bill providing direct relief to Americans for as long as the COVID-19 shutdowns last.

Source: 2020 Delaware Senate PVS Political Courage Test , Oct 10, 2020

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