Democratic Governors Have Enacted Over $58B in Tax Increases Since 2011

Democratic governors meet with members of the media outside the White House following a meeting with President Obama

Democratic governors meet with members of the media outside the White House following a meeting with President Obama / AP

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Americans for Tax Reform compiled a list of all the state tax increases put into place under Democratic governors since 2011.

The group found that Democratic governors have enacted over $58 billion worth of tax increases while Republican governors have signed over $36 billion in tax cuts during the same time.

ATR found that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed the most tax hikes. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley was the second biggest tax hiker.