MCCC President Godwin’s Statement on Council’s Energy Tax Vote

May 19, 2010

Statement by Georgette "Gigi" Godwin
President, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Re: County Council Approval of Energy Tax Increase

"While we appreciate that the County Council heard the Chamber’s concerns and modified the energy tax proposal, we believe that this tax increase will have the unintended consequence of making Montgomery County less competitive in the race to attract both federal and commercial employers to Montgomery County. We need those jobs to grow our tax base to ensure that our community’s economy is vibrant and preserves our quality of life."

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