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Urge Congress to Stop the Mindless Cuts on March 1

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): On March 1, new federal cuts will begin to take effect.  If nothing is done, many hundreds of thousands more will be hurt by across-the-board cuts to education, job training, home heating assistance, … Continue reading

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Winning the Tax Wars: A Three-Step Program for Fairness and a Strong Economy—July 17, Webinar

From Americans for Tax Fairness (http://www.americansfortaxfairness.org/): Tuesday, July 17, 3:00 p.m. EDT Key findings from a nationwide voter survey conducted June 2012 by Hart Research Associates Register now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/61tq4/register/6929460171744725760. This webinar is specially designed for human needs services providers, … Continue reading

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Congresswoman Schakowsky Proposes Millionaires Tax as Alternative to Cutting Education, Health and Other Programs

From Citizens for Tax Justice (http://www.ctj.org):   In March, Rep. Jan Schakowsky introduced legislation to add additional brackets to the federal income tax so that millionaires and billionaires would be taxed at higher rates than they are today (http://schakowsky.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2877&Itemid=16).   … Continue reading

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Take Action to Ensure that America’s Wealthiest Pay Their Fair Share

June 7, 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of tax cuts that took effect in 2001. While supporters promised that they would help build the economy, these tax cuts added $2.6 trillion to our national debt and went primarily to the … Continue reading

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Time to Close the Delaware Loophole

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org):   Suite 400 is located on the fourth floor of a modern building in an attractive office park next to a golf course on the outskirts of Wilmington, Delaware. It’s a nice … Continue reading

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Proceed with Caution: Tax Freedom Day Overstates Taxes Most Americans Pay

By Sharon Ward, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org/):   The Washington, DC-based Tax Foundation (http://www.taxfoundation.org/) released its annual Tax Freedom Day report this week. The Tax Foundation produces an estimate of total federal, state and local taxes paid by … Continue reading

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