“It’s only taxing wages, that means people that are working every single day and trying to make a living, they’re the ones that are going to be pinned. When you look at what’s exempted: capital gains, dividends, basically for wealthier people, and I think that that’s an unfair tax system. I can’t wait to see the debate because I don’t think that’s going anywhere.”
– Former Sen. Mark Begich, panning Gov. Walker’s income tax proposal and seeming to argue in favor of an even more sweeping tax, while speaking at the Bartlett Club in Anchorage on Thursday in his strongest indication yet that he plans to challenge Gov. Bill Walker.