John Gregg’s Tax & Spend Legacy

When Hoosiers were struggling, John Gregg supported a sales tax hike that would have made Hoosiers pay more for the items they need most.

That same year, Gregg voted against a bill that would have lowered taxes on hardworking Hoosiers.


“House Bill 1004 raises sales, cigarette and gambling taxes in order to cut property taxes, improve Indiana’s business climate and plug a hole in the state budget…

“The governor, though, reiterated that education and social service programs would feel the pain if the state doesn’t replenish the stream that dried up in the recession.

“House Speaker John Gregg, D-Sandborn, agreed.”

Schneider, Mary Beth. (2002, Feb. 5) “Tax bill is sent to Senate, but it faces revisions” the Indianapolis Star