Thursday, July 10, 2008
Paul Introduces Tax Credits For Car Trade-Ins
by John Pape
In the wake of record gasoline prices, area congressman Ron Paul has introduced legislation he says will lower both pollution and the cost of gasoline by providing tax credits for Americans to trade in older, less fuel-efficient vehicles.
slideshow In the wake of record gasoline prices, area congressman Ron Paul has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that he says will lower both pollution and the cost of gasoline.
The bill, HR 6441, is called “The Energy Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Automobile Tax Credit Act of 2008.” Paul said the bill would, which will help Americans reduce pollution and the amount they pay for gas by trading in older, less fuel-efficient cars for newer models.
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Before he heard about Ron Paul, Wayne Terhune wasn't much into politics.
"I kind of voted for the lesser of two evils every time," said the 57-year-old Northern Nevadan, who has a dental practice in Sparks but lives a ways out of town -- at the end of a dirt road in a house that's off the electrical grid, powered by solar and wind.
That changed when he got wind of Paul's message.The Texas congressman, who made a run at the Republican presidential nomination, advocated strict adherence to the Constitution, radically shrinking the size of government and expanding individual liberties.