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If one of the outrage stories of the day I guess make it into net sales and attacks that wrong.
That bill cleared one big huddle in the senate looks -- -- eventually gonna breeze through the full senate I'm gonna bring in senator John test them.
He's Democrat from -- from a Montana -- -- always a pleasure thanks so much for joining us.
-- -- haven't you oppose this tax -- -- Oh absolutely I do I think it's very very bad policy.
What we're we're we're talking about do and is Montana state that has no sales tax who has a budget surplus and has done a good job managing their money.
Now it's gonna require all of our small businesses to.
Fund deficits and other states and I think it's very very poor public policy through -- can throw a whole bunch of administrative costs that are small businesses cannot absorb.
-- -- I don't I don't -- to be sarcastic -- as a follow live from me to do that but you are a Democrat and -- associate Democrats with a desire to raise taxes get more money coming into why the state governments all the federal government.
It's a bit unusual isn't it for Democrats who oppose this big Newton.
Now I think they a lot of what I think Democrats stand for -- -- as it is -- stand for folks who can balance of books and handle money correctly and and spent on things little right the economy.
This does none of the things that it's not gonna create jobs if it does they'll be jobs within the bureaucracy.
It's gonna put -- death -- I think in our small businesses.
Across -- state of Montana and across this country and small businesses are a huge economic driver in this country the biggest economic driver in Montana.
And I think it's just for public policy look there are some states right now Virginia for example that.
Are already using the potential of this tax coming in for transportation program that is not the way it.
That you that's -- that's not that's not good that's not good government at all number one and number -- you're right I -- her Jenny intro talk about the saying you know.
Cloture vote yes they were seven before -- point.
Hopefully we can turn some votes in and get this thing defeated because it's bad it's bad for small businesses it's bad for jobs okay senator Jon Tester Democrat Montana always a pleasure thanks so much for coming back to us that we do preacher thank you -- -- so you now.
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