Join the Right-Side Up Campaign and Support Fixing the Tax Code

From Prosperity Now (https://prosperitynow.org/): With the health care battle behind us, Congress is now pivoting its full attention to tax reform this fall. America’s upside-down tax code continues to be one of the biggest drivers of wealth inequality. Each year, Congress spends hundreds … Continued

Drillers Are Right – PA Needs Tax Rate on Gas Like Other States: It’s Time for a Severance Tax

Posted at https://www.thirdandstate.org/2017/july/drillers-are-right-%E2%80%93-pa-needs-tax-rate-gas-other-states-it%E2%80%99s-time-severance-tax Jul 21, 2017 09:06 pm | Stephen Herzenberg In its recent letter to Speaker Mike Turzai, the Marcellus Shale Coalition points (in paragraph three) to the effective tax rate (ETR) on production as a key indicator of … Continued

It’s (Loan) Shark Week: Families are Biting Back!

Posted at https://ourfuture.org/20170724/its-loan-shark-week-families-are-biting-back July 24, 2017 Jessica Juarez Scruggs It’s Shark Week, but the most dangerous predators this year aren’t on TV or at the beaches – they are in Washington D.C., where they are menacing families with the help of … Continued

Tell Senator Hatch: Wealthy Corporations and Persons Should Pay Their Fair Share

From Moms Rising (https://www.momsrising.org/): Senator Orrin Hatch (UT-R) said he wants to hear from us on taxes. Let’s use our outside voice! Tell U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch and the U.S. Congress that we need wealthy corporations and millionaires and billionaires … Continued

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

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