Detroit http://wfpl.org en Senator Rand Paul Proposes Economic 'Freedom Zones' for Detroit, Other Depressed Areas http://wfpl.org/post/senator-rand-paul-proposes-economic-freedom-zones-detroit-other-depressed-areas <p>Saying Detroit residents deserve a chance to "bail themselves out" U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., is unveiling a recovery plan for the troubled city and other economically depressed areas.</p><p>The proposal is being viewed as another part of the libertarian-leaning Kentuckian's outreach to minority voters in urban centers, constituents the GOP has traditionally struggled to attract.</p><p>Next week, Paul, a possible 2016 presidential candidate, will introduce the Economic Freedom Zones Act of 2013 that seeks to give dramatic tax cuts to municipalities which meet certain requirements.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:13:42 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 7794 at http://wfpl.org Senator Rand Paul Proposes Economic 'Freedom Zones' for Detroit, Other Depressed Areas