Now it’s becoming clearer that the Trump/GOP tax cuts they passed last year will raise taxes for millions of middle class Americans, so that the 1% can get another $1 trillion handout.
Steve Zemke and I went to Olympia on Friday and met, briefly or longer, with about a dozen legislators, including Maralyn Chase, Bob Hasegawa, Gayle Tarleton, Frank Chopp, Reuven Carylye, Cindy Ryu, Joe Fitzgibbon, Judy Clibborn, and Tana Senn. We spoke about tax fairness and accountability for tax loopholes. We had in-depth discussions with a […]
In 2010 Washington State voters rejected I-1098, which would have established an income tax on the wealthiest 1 or 2% of citizens. And the voters approved I-1053, which makes it very hard for legislators to eliminate unfair tax exemptions that benefit the richest corporations. In this video a middle class guy explains his votes against […]
The Young Turks have an entertaining video up from a town hall meeting with Representative Hultgren. It’s short and tells the story. The woman asks the right question about the Bush tax cuts, prosperity and job creation. The same question could/should be asked in a broader time frame. Since 1980, the tax table has been […]