The Golden Age of Rich People Not Paying Their Taxes “An eight-year [Republican-led] campaign to slash the IRS’s budget has left the agency understaffed, hamstrung, and operating with archaic equipment. The result: a hundred-billion-dollar heist.” I have a friend who works as an examiner for the IRS; he said the same thing: they’re woefully understaffed and can’t prosecute fraud.
As reported in Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent, many college students turn to prostitution to pay their education debts. Conservative opposition to taxation causes young women to turn to prostitution to pay for their education. Why can’t American join the rest of the industrialized world and subsidize education and health care for everyone […]
Now that the Legislature is back at work, they have to find the revenues for K-12 education, for higher education, for foster kids, for the mentally ill, for the state patrol, for home care workers and early childhood teachers and caregivers. They also need to confront a fundamental reality of current state financing: we just […]
by Jennifer Langston King County’s transit agency needs a stable funding source. Really Metro service cuts hearing Here’s a picture of hundreds of people who crowded into a hearing room Tuesday to protest looming and massive bus cuts at King County Metro. If this looks familiar, it’s because we went through a similar exercise two years […]