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CLANCY, Mont. (AP) - Montana Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte has announced a tax proposal he dubs his "406 Tax Relief" plan, which he says will cut taxes and freeze government spending.
    
Gianforte released his plan at a Clancy lumber yard on Monday, the final day for Americans to file state and federal tax forms.
    
Gianforte is seeking to phase out a business equipment tax over four years, hold state spending to current levels and reduce the maximum tax rate from 6.9 percent to 6 percent.
    
Even before the Republican released his plan, the re-election campaign for Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock said the proposal would benefit the wealthy at the expense of middle-class families.
    
The Bozeman Republican said he would flesh out details over the course of the campaign.

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