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Report: Best way to raise household income is through education, not tax cuts

May 30, 2017

A new report indicates tax cuts in Michigan have done nothing to help struggling families earn better wages.
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In Michigan, taxes have been cut for businesses as legislators have reduced money going to municipalities.

And they are still in relentless pursuit of ways to reduce the income tax--even if, in the end, it amounts to very little relief for the average taxpayer.

The new report A Path to Good-paying Careers for all Michiganders: A 21st Century State Policy Agenda, indicates all those efforts have done nothing to help struggling families earn better wages. The group Michigan Future has some suggestions on that front.

Michigan Future’s President Lou Glazer spoke on the value of increased educational attainment, and the conversations he hopes political candidates will be having in 2018.

Hear the full conversation above.

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