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Bitzer on Effects of Possible Social Security Tax Bill

June 20, 2013

Category: Faculty, Politics

BitzerCatawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was recently featured on the Charlotte Observer's website discussing the ;repercussions ; of the bill that would tax Social Security could have on NC Republicans.

"It seems like the GOP is willing to grab, with both hands, the third rail of American politics – taxing Social Security benefits," said Bitzer. "While the Republicans want to fundamentally restructure the state's tax code, this rail has too many volts of electricity, especially with AARP coming out and announcing their opposition to it."

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