Jindal is one of three renegade GOP governors who are declining to accept a portion of their state's stimulus money to expand unemployment benefits. He argues accepting the money would lead to a permanent change in his state law that would need to be later financed with a tax increase.
“To solve our current problems, Washington must lead," Jindal will say. "But the way to lead is not to raise taxes and put more money and power in hands of Washington politicians. The way to lead is by empowering you - the American people. Because we believe that Americans can do anything. "
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