Georgia Senate blocks tax break for Delta after airline drops NRA

Georgia Senate blocks tax break for Delta after airline drops NRA

[Ed. – The Georgia Senate is on fire.]

The Georgia Senate blocked a lucrative tax break bill on Monday that would benefit Delta Air Lines after the Atlanta-based company severed ties with the National Rifle Association.

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle said he would not support tax legislation that helped the airline “unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with the NRA.” He echoed a growing number of conservatives who opposed the measure over the weekend.

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