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Only 13 NRA Members Ever Used Their Delta Discount

USA Today reports: How many airline passengers does it take to kill a $40 million tax break for Delta Air Lines? 13. The Georgia legislature removed a jet-fuel tax break from a larger tax package Thursday. Lawmakers were upset that Delta, which is headquartered in Atlanta, dropped the National Rifle Association from a discount-fare program in an effort to appear …

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GEORGIA: Republicans Approve Bill Stripping Tax Break From Delta Over Dropping Discounts For NRA Members

The Associated Press reports: Georgia lawmakers punished Delta Air Lines on Thursday for its decision to cut business ties with the National Rifle Association in the wake of a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. A tax measure, which was stripped of a jet-fuel tax break, passed the GOP-dominated Senate 44-10, with only Democrats opposed. It …

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Democrats Woo Delta To Move Headquarters After Georgia Blocks Tax Break Over Yanked NRA Discounts

CNN reports: Georgia Republicans are threatening to withhold a hefty tax break for the airline because it ended a travel discount for the NRA. Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle said corporations “cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back.” Democrats in other states responded Tuesday by publicly wooing Delta. “Virginia is for lovers and airline hubs,” Virginia Governor Ralph …

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