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Thune sponsors bill to repeal ‘death tax’

March 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Saying a lifetime of hard work and thrift should not be punished at death, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., introduced a bill Wednesday to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, known as the death tax by its many critics.
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Berg: Estate tax should stay dead

October 5, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Berg held a news conference today at a rural Cass County farm to promise he would support permanently repealing the estate tax. Berg calls it the “death tax” and he says dropping the tax would help prevent family farms and businesses from being sold to pay federal taxes. Continue Reading