The House Ways and Means Committee on April 21 held a public hearing on Rep. Laurie Jinkins’ HB 2078, which would repeal two tax breaks to generate $170 million for K-3 class-size reduction. Check out some key moments from the hearing:

Rep. Jinkins makes her case:

Rep. Timm Ormsby asks banking industry representatives how many banks would be affected by removing the tax break for mortgage interest earnings:

Rep. Ross Hunter asks banking industry representatives to explain how mortgage rates vary from state to state:

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