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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Scott A. Hodge
Proponents of the tax, he said, "do not realize this extends to people on these clubs who aren't making the multimillion-dollar salaries."
In opposition, Mr. Hodge said the jock tax singles out a profession, forces people to pay taxes in areas where they have no congressional representation and can trickle down to lower-level athletes.