Happy EITC Awareness Day! Learn More—January 26

From Prosperity Now (https://prosperitynow.org/): It’s time to celebrate the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and all the good it does for hard-working U.S. families! Download our toolkit or the resources below to join the conversation! Social Media Messages Use or customize these English- and Spanish-language Tweets and Facebook posts to spread … Continued

Human Needs Report: What Congress Did – and Didn’t Do – at the End of 2017, and What’s on Tap for Early 2018

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2018/01/11/human-needs-report-congress-didnt-end-2017-whats-tap-early-2018/#.WlfSY66nEdU By Lecia Imbery January 11, 2018 A lot happened on Capitol Hill right before the holiday break, while many other issues were kicked down the road and remain on the Congressional agenda for early 2018. Where do things … Continued

#GOPTaxScam Equals a Big Win for Investors in Mass Incarceration

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/12/28/goptaxscam-equals-big-win-investors-mass-incarceration Because private prisons are classified as “real estate investment trusts,” investors will get a major tax cut thanks to the Republican tax law Published on Thursday, December 28, 2017 by Common Dreams By Julia Conley, staff writer … Continued

Before House and Senate Vote, Here’s 13 Worst Things in Trump-GOP Tax Scam

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/12/19/house-and-senate-vote-heres-13-worst-things-trump-gop-tax-scam Published on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by Common Dreams Tax experts warn the proposal prioritizes wealthiest Americans—like President Donald Trump, his billionaire cabinet, and the many millionaires in Congress—at the expense of working families with children By Common … Continued

Tax Bill Passed by Congress Benefits the Few at the Expense of the Most Vulnerable

This is an op-ed submitted to the Harrisburg Patriot News with request for publication. As people of faith concerned for our vulnerable neighbors, we are saddened and deeply troubled by the passage of tax legislation that benefits highly profitable corporations … Continued