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ED CASE’S RECORD OF TAX INCREASES—PART 1

 

From Hawaii Republican Party

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here’s the first in a series of releases highlighting Case’s fiscal irresponsibility:

In 2004, Case voted to allow a tax increase for the middle class. He voted with the vast minority against a bipartisan bill that would have extended for one year the current income exemptions from the alternative minimum tax. (House Roll Call 144, 05/05/04)

“As voters decide who they want representing them in Washington, it’s important to study the candidate’s actions not their campaign rhetoric.  Ed Case says he will exercise fiscal restraint and highlights his membership as a ‘Blue Dog Democrat,’ but his Congressional votes clearly indicate he’s just another Democrat that supports increased taxes for Hawai'i.  In contrast, Charles Djou has a message of fiscal accountability and pledges to lower taxes on Hawai'i’s families and small businesses.  He can walk to the walk too; he has never voted for a tax increase,” said Jonah Ka'auwai, Chairman, Hawai'i Republican Party.

 

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ED CASE’S RECORD OF TAX INCREASES—PART 2

A Look at His Record Each Day Is Certain to Keep the Voters Away

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here’s the second in a series highlighting Case’s fiscal irresponsibility:

In 2004, Case did not support a bill that would have lowered the total taxes paid by middle-class families with children and military personnel with children.  He voted against extending a $1,000 per child tax credit given to families with children and against allowing military personnel to include combat pay in their gross earning in order to calculate eligibility for the child tax credit. (House Roll Call 209, 05/20/04) 

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ED CASE’S RECORD OF TAX INCREASES—PART 3

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is falsely attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here’s the third in a series:

In 2005, Case voted against permanently repealing the death tax.  Also known as the estate tax, the death tax is an unpopular tax that penalizes the recipient of any gift or inheritance (money, land or business). It is especially unpopular for families when a family member passes on property, a family business or monies to another family member who will be penalized for a percentage of that gift. (House Roll Call 102, 04/13/2005)

Stay tuned for more tax increases courtesy of Ed Case…

For more fact check information for the special election for Hawai'i’s 1st congressional district, visit www.factcheckhi01.com

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ED CASE’S RECORD OF TAX INCREASES—PART 4 

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is falsely attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here’s the fourth in a series:

In 2005, Case voted against $70 billion in tax cuts.(House Roll Call 149, 04/28/2005)

Stay tuned for more tax increases courtesy of Ed Case…

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ED CASE’S RECORD OF TAX INCREASES—PART 5

A Look at His Record Each Day Is Certain to Keep the Voters Away

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is falsely attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here’s the fifth in a series:

In 2004, Case voted against a budget resolution that called for $152.6 billion in tax cuts over five years.(House Roll Call 92, 03/25/2004)

Stay tuned for more tax increases courtesy of Ed Case…

For more fact check information for the special election for Hawai'i’s 1st congressional district, visit www.factcheckhi01.com.

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ED CASE’S RECORD IN FAVOR OF HIGHER TAXES—PARTS 6 THRU 15

A Look at His Record Each Day Is Certain to Keep the Voters Away

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is falsely attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here are the sixth through fifteenth in a series:

In 2003, Case voted TEN times to make it harder for Members of Congress to cut taxes for the overburdened American taxpayer.  He also extended user fees that were set to expire that could amount to an additional $9.8 billion cost in fees.

1.     House Roll Call 501, 09/10/2003

2.     House Roll Call 493, 09/10/2003

3.     House Roll Call 477, 09/05/2003

4.     House Roll Call 449, 07/25/2003

5.     House Roll Call 447, 07/25/2003

6.     House Roll Call 446, 07/25/2003

7.     House Roll Call 398, 07/21/2003

8.     House Roll Call 396, 07/18/2003

9.     House Roll Call 390, 07/17/2003

10.  House Roll Call 370, 07/16/2003

“Just in time for tax day, we’ve already reached fifteen examples of Ed Case's record on taxes.  Though he claims to be a fiscal conservative, Ed Case's Congressional record proves the contrary.  The only candidate that has consistently fought against higher taxes for the people of Hawaii is Charles Djou.  For those of you speaking out today against government waste, overspending and pending tax hikes, Charles is on your side," said Erin Kealoha, Communications Director, Hawaii Republican Party.

ED CASE’S RECORD IN FAVOR OF HIGHER TAXES—PART 16

A Look at His Record Each Day Is Certain to Keep the Voters Away

Democrat congressional candidate Ed Case is falsely attempting to portray himself as someone who is fiscally responsible.  A look at his record, however, uncovers the truth: While in Congress, Ed Case was a reliable vote for imposing higher taxes on middle-class families and small businesses. Here’s the 16th in a series:

In 2004, Ed Case imposed upon small businesses a 2.75 percent tax increase, a burden that increases costs on small business owners and impedes them from creating jobs. (House Roll Call 208, 5/20/2004)

Stay tuned for more tax increases courtesy of Ed Case…

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