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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Flint Mayor Backs Middle Class Tax Cut Framework

Mayor Dayne Walling Applauds President Barack Obama For Reaching Across The Aisle To Extend Tax Relief To Middle Class Americans In This Tough Economy
Flint, Michigan-December 10, 2010- Flint Mayor Dayne Walling released the following statement today in support of President Barack Obama's decision on extending tax relief.

"It is not easy to find compromise in government and what President Obama has done is demonstrate that true leaders can work together for the betterment of the American People.  I applaud the President for reaching across the aisle to Republicans to secure an agreement that will keep more money in the pockets of middle class Americans and continue to provide fuel for our nation's economic recovery. The City of Flint has been particularly hit hard in this tough economy. This tax extension will be a welcomed relief to those in our community who need it most."