Political role reversal on the Tennessee Valley Authority

April 17, 2013 - 04:35 PM
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Ellis interview April 16, 2013

Some Republican lawmakers are criticizing President Obama for suggesting the government consider selling the Tennessee Valley Authority. TVA, the largest publicly-owned utility in the U.S., serves nine million customers in seven states including Virginia.

In his 2014 budget blueprint, Obama says selling TVA will cut the federal deficit by $25 billion.

Steve Ellis, vice president of the non-partisan Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed that and other top tax issues with Capital Insider.

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