Trump Proof Seattle discussed the effort to make rich people pay their fair share of taxes and to fix out horrendous wealth inequality.
Name Photo Position Annual Salary Net worth Approximate percent of income paid in Washington state taxes Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO $1.3 million about $15.7 billion Mark Ritz Restaurant cook $25,500 about $3000 Sources Microsoft CEO Ballmer pay slips 4 pct to $1.3M http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Ballmer Washington: Who Pays? Fact sheet Cook $13 – $15/HR ($26,000 – $30,000/yr), […]
Last Friday, three Democrats joined forces with Republicans in the Washington Senate to force through a version of the state budget that cuts education and services for the state’s most vulnerable residents. Much has already been said about passage of a major bill without one word of public testimony. It may now take a special […]
Supercommittee Co-Chair Patty Murray Accepts Award from Defense Industry As She Mulls Cuts To Pentagon Budget
AlterNet is reporting that Supercommittee Co-Chair Patty Murray Accepts Award from Defense Industry As She Mulls Cuts To Pentagon Budget. “Murray’s individual take in defense industry donations since 2007 is greater than the combined total of the top four supercommittee Republican recipients.” I phoned Murray’s Seattle office and asked her aide to pass on my […]