Lowell Grisham: A better way to help poor

Governor, Legislature should follow Jesus

Posted: January 17, 2017 at 1 a.m.

In Arkansas the poor pay twice as much of their incomes in taxes as do the wealthy. When you factor in all state taxes, the bottom 60 percent pay 12 cents of every dollar to the state; the richest 1 percent pay less than 6 cents per dollar, according to Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families.

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