NOT Breaking News: At 3pm PT Heller Set to Vote to Protect Billionaire Tax Breaks Today
Las Vegas, NV – After voting with private insurance companies to dismantle Medicare, voting for taxpayer giveaways to Big Oil companies making record profits, and voting for tax breaks for Wall Street corporations shipping American jobs overseas, it isn’t surprising that Senator Dean Heller will again stand with Wall Street billionaires over Nevada families when he votes against the Buffett Rule in the Senate today. The Buffett Rule would end special tax breaks that allow millionaires and billionaires to pay a lower tax rate than middle class Nevadans.
“After repeatedly voting with private insurance companies, Big Oil companies making record profits, and Wall Street corporations shipping American jobs overseas, once again Dean Heller will prioritize Wall Street billionaires over Nevada families when he votes today to let billionaires continue to pay a lower tax rate than teachers and nurses,” said Nevada State Democratic Party spokesperson Zach Hudson. “While Dean Heller is protecting special tax breaks for Wall Street billionaires, Shelley Berkley is fighting to create good-paying, middle-class jobs. Nevadans have a clear choice in this election between Shelley Berkley’s commitment to putting Nevadans back to work, and Dean Heller, who thinks Wall Street CEOs should pay a lower tax rate than a Nevada middle-class families.”