Besides Eviscerating the Safety Net, Trump Budget Would put States in a Fiscal Bind

Posted at https://itep.org/besides-eviscerating-the-safety-net-trump-budget-would-put-states-in-fiscal-bind/ There has been considerable discussion about the human impact of the Trump budget’s draconian cuts to what remains of the social safety net. A long-standing conservative talking point in response to such criticism is that states can … Continued

Kansas’ Experiment Yields Valuable Lessons

Posted at http://www.thirdandstate.org/2017/june/kansas%E2%80%99-experiment-yields-valuable-lessons Jun 09, 2017 03:59 pm The following post was written by Heidi Holliday, Executive Director at Kansas Center for Economic Growth.  You’re welcome, America. Our state, Kansas, just wrapped up a 5-year long experiment in governance from … Continued

Trump Plan Slashes Taxes on Companies Already Dodging Taxes

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2017/04/28/head-smacker-trump-plan-slashes-taxes-companies-already-dodging-taxes/#.WQiGBvkrIdU By Melissa Roark April 28, 2017 On April 26, the Trump Administration released a barebones outline of a tax agenda that would slash taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals. The plan would cut the tax rate by almost 60 percent … Continued

PA’s Choice—Protecting the Right to Clean Air and Water

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): PA’s Choice latest “budget stories” video is now online., The video focuses on the importance of adequately funding the protection of our air & water, specifically funding for the state Department of … Continued

Trump Administration Considering ‘Back-Door Way’ to Cut Social Security

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/04/11/trump-administration-considering-back-door-way-cut-social-security Published on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Common Dreams ‘If Trump proposes this Trojan horse, it would be the newest shot in the ongoing Republican war against Social Security’ By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Social Security Works … Continued

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