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Statement of Gov. Perry on Sales Tax Fairness Vote in Congress

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Location: Austin, TX


Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to restore Texans' right to deduct sales taxes from their federal income tax returns.

"I am very pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that will restore the right of Texans to deduct sales taxes from their federal income taxes. I especially applaud the architects of the sales tax deduction legislation, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and Representative Kevin Brady, for working so hard to allow Texans to keep more of their hard-earned pay."

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